Rachel Whiteread Tate Britain

until 21st January 2018 By Jacqueline Knox As you walk into the Tate Britain gallery towards the exhibition space of Rachel Whiteread you are confronted by a series of casts of resin. Untitled (One Hundred Spaces) 1995, reproduced with kind permission Tate © They are a series of casts of the negative space underneath wooden…

Auguste Rodin  (Paris 1840-Meudon 1917)

  VERSION FRANCAISE Auguste Rodin is monumental, and celebrating the 100th anniversary of his death is an ode to the art of sculpting. Of his well-known works, those considered true symbols are “The Bourgeois of Calais,” “The Gates of Hell,” “The Kiss,” “Balzac,” and even “The Thinker.” These sculptures were all presented in 1993 at…

Johannes Vermeer at the Louvre…

  VERSION FRANCAISE By Charlotte Le Grix de la Salle Translated by Brianna Reed   Can light have a morality? Or rather virtue, like silence, a way of enveloping living beings and objects to reveal what’s hidden, or even divine? Thanks to Vermeer, we are familiar with and can recognize chiaroscuros, the shine of a…

Alexei Jawlensky : An iconic figure of Russian expressionism collected by Ronald S. Lauder.

VERSION FRANCAISE Alexei Jawlensky : An iconic figure of Russian expressionism collected by Ronald S. Lauder. It was with much impatience that I awaited the monographic exhibit of Alexei Jawlensky at the Neue Galerie of New York. In March of 2012, I happened upon this emblematic figure of Der Blaue Reiter during the exhibit called EXPRESSIONISMUS…