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Brazil’s First Art Cannibal: Tarsila do Amaral

Interview with curators Stephanie D’Alessandro and Luis Pérez-Oramas by David Ebony The paintings of Brazilian artist Tarsila do Amaral (1886-1973)—simply known as Tarsila—and the theory of Anthropophagy, or the philosophy of “cultural cannibalism,” introduced in 1928 by Tarsila’s first husband, Brazilian poet Oswald de Andrade (1890-1954), were for me a

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Paul Gauguin as Artist and Alchemist

The exhibition “Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist,” which was on view this summer at the Art Institute of Chicago, was called “exhaustive and exhilarating” in the Wall Street Journal and a “resounding, rollickingly diverse exhibition” in the New York Times. It wowed visitors with an unprecedented exploration of Gauguin’s works in various

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Finding the City with Romare Bearden and Hans Haacke

Greg Foster-Rice– The artists Romare Bearden and Hans Haacke are not normally considered together in conventional histories of art, nor are they typically associated with urban planning. But in 1971 they simultaneously made distinctive contributions to our understanding of urbanism, revealing the centrality of the city – both its problems

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Yale University Press receives Mellon grant for art and architecture e-portal

Yale University Press is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a major grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to establish a new electronic portal on which curated and customizable art and architectural history content will be made available to consumers and institutions. In this groundbreaking endeavor, we

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