Public Parks, Private Gardens at The Met

The impressionist era artists produced a dizzying amount of work the explored and celebrated the outdoors, and in what could be termed The Met garden show, you can see an impressive exploration of this work. The artists displayed include many of the painters that are the biggest names from the late eighteenth century to the […]

Up close differences

Painting, while often thought of a 2d medium, is much more three-dimensional than it is often given credit. It makes it hard to appreciate a work of art in two dimensions. I spent a while yesterday studying two of MoMA’s masterpieces.  Flag by Jasper John stood outside the entrance for the Robert Rauschenberg: Among Friends exhibit that’s […]