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    1. June 22, 2016

      Collectors who want the public to enjoy their treasures

      Most collectors keep their hoards hidden in their homes, in bank vaults or in storage. Not Christian Levett, a British...

    2. March 9, 2016

      Tate Modern to show Sir Elton John’s photography collection

      Sir Elton John will put more than 150 works from his private collection of photographs — described as one of the...

    1. MBA blog

      January 11, 2016

      First year versus second year at Wharton business school

      One of my favourite experiences so far in the second year of my MBA is being a leadership fellow for the first-year...

    2. December 10, 2015

      Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict — film review: ‘Juicy’

      Man Ray never lost his Brooklyn accent, although he came from Philadelphia; Samuel Beckett only broke off from four...

    3. November 18, 2015

      Paris Photo fair — report

      On Sunday Paris was beautiful: there was warm sunshine and a cloudless blue sky that could only be a reminder of that...

    4. June 13, 2015

      In plain sight: Germaine Krull in Paris

      It is hard to believe there could be a great Modernist photographer left who has not yet become a well-known name, but...

    5. June 4, 2015

      Revolution of the Eye, The Jewish Museum, New York — review

      You could argue that nothing has had a more decisive impact on the stylistic preferences of millennials than Mad Men....

    6. March 31, 2015

      Revelations: Experiments in Photography, Science Museum, London — review

      Revelations: Experiments in Photography is the show that was due to have opened the Media Space at the Science Museum...

    7. June 30, 2013

      Jumping for Joyce, Francis Kyle Gallery, London – review

      In 1922, after a Stravinsky soirée, Proust and Joyce shared a taxi – their only meeting. Joyce was half-blind and...

    8. June 12, 2013

      Blumenfeld Studio: New York, 1941-1960, Somerset House, London – review

      In his time, Erwin Blumenfeld was often cited as the highest-paid photographer in the world. Now, though, his name is...

    9. April 7, 2013

      André Kertész: Truth and Distortion, Atlas Gallery, London – review

      André Kertész, said his colleague and compatriot Brassaï, “had two qualities that are essential to a great...

    10. February 10, 2013

      Man Ray Portraits, National Portrait Gallery, London

      Although he is now more famous as a photographer than for anything else he did, Man Ray maintained all his life an...

    11. November 26, 2012

      Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955-1972, Museum of Modern Art, New York

      Like many attractive artists, Alina Szapocznikow enjoyed posing, whether it was for someone else’s snapshot or for her...

    12. November 2, 2012

      I think, therefore I aim

      Artists famously love to flirt with (and occasionally succumb to) self-destruction. Some are more serious about this...

    13. October 12, 2012

      Snapshot: ‘Photoshot, Netherlands’ (1974)

      Photo-shooting galleries first appeared at fun fairs in the 1920s. Punters could win a portrait of themselves with...

    14. July 6, 2012

      Liberté, egalité ... transparency?

      Slideshow: Paris menswear Just as David Cameron’s Conservatives are hardly cosying up to Europe, so there was a certain...

    15. June 5, 2012

      Charles Long: Pet Sounds, Madison Square Park, New York; Tomás Saraceno on the Roof: Cloud City, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

      It’s a fantastic moment for outdoor art in Manhattan. Psychedelic blobs are disgorging strange noises in Madison Square...

    16. March 9, 2012

      Images of import

      In 1931 and 1932 a youngish Japanese photography enthusiast called Senichi Kimura made a trip to Europe and the US....

    17. October 14, 2011

      Brassaï in America

      On April 2 1957, the Hungarian-born photographer, Gyula Halász, known as Brassaï, and his wife, Gilberte, boarded the...

    18. October 6, 2011

      Film releases: October 7

      Midnight in Paris is the saddest Woody Allen yet. Sadder in its way, even, than The Purple Rose of Cairo or Another...

    19. October 3, 2011

      Cinematic Orchestra, Barbican, London

      The Cinematic Orchestra, under the direction of Jason Swinscoe, has carved out a singular, jazz-tinged niche. Light but...

    20. February 9, 2011

      Puns in the language of pictures

      In a famous 1922 portrait of the vain millionairess self-promoter the Marchesa Casati, Man Ray jogged the camera in...

    21. December 30, 2010

      Sharper focus

      In New York there are 58 dealers specialising in photographic prints, Paris has dozens, but in London there are just...

    22. April 26, 2010

      Guide: Arts around the world

      New YorkPicassoThe Metropolitan Museum of Art displays its complete collection of works by Picasso - never before seen...

    23. April 25, 2010

      Arts around the world

      Picasso’s ‘The Dreamer’ will be on show at the Met New YorkPicasso The Metropolitan Museum of Art displays its complete...

    24. December 4, 2009

      In search of hidden meanings

      The puzzling new Man Ray exhibition at the Jewish Museum doesn't just propose a theory: it ties itself up in...

    25. December 4, 2009

      Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention, The Jewish Museum, New York

      ‘Auto Portrait’, 1933, mixed media The puzzling new Man Ray exhibition at the Jewish Museum doesn’t just propose a...

    26. November 9, 2009

      Guide: Arts around the world

      New York Alias Man Ray The Jewish Museum's Alias Man Ray: the Art of Reinvention opens on Sunday. Curator Mason Klein...

    27. November 8, 2009

      Arts around the world

      New YorkAlias Man Ray The Jewish Museum’s Alias Man Ray: The Art of Reinvention opens on Sunday. Curator Mason Klein...

    28. November 4, 2009

      The quirks steal the show

      Two magnificent earth-moving grabs are poised at odd angles on the ground, their connecting rods silhouetted against a...

    29. November 3, 2009

      Points of View, British Library, London

      Two magnificent earth-moving grabs are poised at odd angles on the ground, their connecting rods silhouetted against a...

    30. September 27, 2009

      Arts around the world

      CopenhagenBlues Festival For this, its ninth year, this festival takes the theme “Chicago Blues”. Highlights include...

    31. April 4, 2009

      Visions of a changing world

      "I'm no photojournalist. In my heart of hearts I am - and always will be - an artist." In fact, Werner Bischof blurred...

    32. April 4, 2009

      Werner Bischof’s visions of a changing world

      By Claire Holland. Photographs by Werner Bischof “I’m no photojournalist. In my heart of hearts I am – and always will...

    33. January 26, 2009

      Guide - Arts around the world

      The Hague Man Ray: Unconcerned, but not Indifferent This retrospective exhibition, its title taken from the artist's...

    34. January 25, 2009

      Arts around the world

      PragueAndy Warhol: Motion Picture In collaboration with New York’s Museum of Modern Art, this exhibition displays 20...

    35. January 24, 2009

      Visions of exile and survival

      Is there a Jewish art?" Harold Rosenberg asked at New York's Jewish Museum in 1966. "They build a Jewish Museum, then...

    36. January 24, 2009

      Is there such a thing as Jewish art?

      Felix Nussbaum’s ‘Artist in his Studio’ (1931) “Is there a Jewish art?” Harold Rosenberg asked at New York’s Jewish...

    37. November 19, 2008

      The forgotten Surrealist

      Flinging her arms towards the sky, the 38-year-old Eileen Agar flaunts her slim, elegant body in an erotic dance on a...

    38. November 18, 2008

      The forgotten Surrealist

      Eileen Agar, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, UK Flinging her arms towards the Mediterranean sky, the 38-year-old...

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