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We can have our pick of seats…

“Edward Hopper’s New York Movie” by Joseph Stanton We can have our pick of seats. Though the movie’s already moving, the theater’s almost an empty shell. All we can see on our side of the room is one man and one … Continue reading

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Sunday Plans

No one knows who the solitary man smoking a cigar in this paintings by Edward Hopper titled  “Sunday”  was, but for many viewers he embodies the ennui of a Sunday morning. Painted  in 1926, the work has often been seen … Continue reading

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All the misery of manilla folders and mucilage

DOLOR Theodore Roethke I have known the inexorable sadness of pencils, Neat in their boxes, dolor of pad and paper weight, All the misery of manilla folders and mucilage, Desolation in immaculate public places, Lonely reception room, lavatory, switchboard, The … Continue reading

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The Reader

 

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Intermission

Edward Hopper, Intermission (1963)  

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Automat

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Hitchcock meets Hopper

I always encourage visitors to New York City’s amazing Metropolitan Museum of Art to save time to see the special exhibitions on the roof. For the past 30 years or so, the museum has commissioned single artist shows for the … Continue reading

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Art Everywhere (almost)

Inspired by the UK Art Everywhere project, the Outdoor Advertising Association of America launched Art Everywhere US this week in Times Square NYC. The program will be placing posters and billboards of fifty eight curated paintings at sites throughout the … Continue reading

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Biellmann or Flutz in Paris This Season

Built in 1900 for the Paris Universal exhibition, Le Grand Palais is one of the most extravagant buildings in a city of extraordinary architecture. Today, it houses the marvelous Galerie Nationale and the de la Decouverte science museum under its … Continue reading

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