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Edited and completed by Avis Berman. New York: Arcade Publishing Inc., 2006.
01. Katharine Kuh, <em>My Love Affair with Modern Art: behind the scenes with a legendary curator.</em>
While living in the small town of Vallauris on the southern coast of France, Spanish artist Pablo Picasso encountered a young woman named Sylvette David. Her stunning features fascinated Picasso so...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Portrait of Sylvette David</em> by Pablo Picasso
This well-known work depicts a steam train emerging from a fireplace. René Magritte's realistic portrayals of images that do not seem to belong together align him with the French Surrealists. This...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Time Transfixed</em> by René Magritte
Irving Penn participated in the symposium "What is Modern Photography?" at the Museum of Modern Art on October 20, 1950. Edward Steichen moderated the symposium, and other participants included...
Audio Lecture: "What is Modern Photography"
Through sculpture, text, photography, video, sound and performance Industry of the Ordinary are dedicated to an exploration and celebration of the customary, the everyday, and the usual. Their...
Audio Lecture: Artists Connect—Industry of the Ordinary Connects with Hockney
Combining previously unpublished images with scrupulous archival research, this lecture illuminates the ideological nature of the genre and the centrality of race and cultural identity in...
Audio Lecture: Cutting a Figure: Fashioning Black Portraiture
Michael Dinges, inspired by the scrimshaw tradition, inscribes pithy commentary and figured imagery on pure white surfaces. Dead laptops, PVC, plastic buckets, and lawn chairs take on new meaning...
Audio Lecture: Michael Dinges Connects with Joseph Cornell
Museum of Modern Art director Glenn Lowry, examines how modern museums can adapt to the changing circumstances of a globalized world. Mr. Lowry brings insights from MOMA, New York City to this series...
Audio Lecture: Museums of Modern Art: Framing the Future
Curator Martha Tedeschi explores how the artist's influential experiments in watercolor and unorthodox ideas about framing helped create modern objects that surge with emotion.
Audio Lecture: Seeing Things: John Marin's Watercolors
Vivian Barnett, independent scholar, examines the 1913 Armory Show focusing on Chicago private collectors, particularly Arthur Jerome Eddy, an advocate of American and European modernism.
Audio Lecture: The 1913 Armory Show and Chicago Collectors

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