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On His Way to The Met: Max Beckmann in New York with Sabine Rewald

From our colleagues at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, here’s a great interview between Rachel High, Publishing and Marketing Assistant in the Met’s editorial department, and Sabine Rewald, curator of the exhibition Max Beckmann in New York, which you can still see until February 20th, 2017. New York energized the German

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Curator Barbara Haskell on Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE

One of the exhibitions currently on view at the Whitney Museum of American Art is the extraordinary Robert Indiana: Beyond LOVE.  According to Forbes magazine, the exhibition is “A long overdue celebration of the depth and breadth of the 85-year-old Indiana’s work over five generations.”  Yale University Press is distributing

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Curator Jennifer Gross on the Société Anonyme

Follow @yaleARTbooks Following the post on the exhibition catalog, a Q&A with Jennifer Gross, Seymour H. Knox, Jr., Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Yale University Art Gallery and editor of The Société Anonyme: Modernism for America. What specifically prompted Dreier and Duchamp to found the Société Anonyme?  What

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Audio Art: Curator John Stuart Gordon on Modern American Decorative Arts

Americans living in the first decades of the twentieth century felt they inhabited a modern age – a spirit of excitement and experimentation transforming the world around them. Our recently-published book, A Modern World draws upon the renowned collection of American decorative arts at the Yale University Art Gallery to

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Curator Alisa LaGamma on African Art in Suspended Motion

Alisa LaGamma challenges conventional understanding of key masterpieces of African sculpture. In her new book, Heroic Africans: Legendary Leaders, Iconic Sculptures, accompanying an exhibition currently on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the curator of the MMA’s Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas looks at

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“Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty” Exhibition Closes This Sunday at The Met

One of the hottest shows of summer is coming to a close this Sunday at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. When we first announced the publication of the catalog for “Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty”, there was nothing to see; and now, the exhibition has even picked up an extra week

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