Monday, March 16, 2015
Friday, January 31, 2014
Teller, from the popular magical duo "Penn & Teller," is bringing magic to the big screen. In his documentary "Tim's Vermeer," Teller chronicles Tim Jenisen, an inventor who has joined the handful of artists and historians that have attempted to solve the Vermeer mystery. Jenison, after enormous thought, expense and effort, tried to recreate a Vermeer masterpiece with an optical technique he theorizes Vermeer could have used with the technology of the times.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Curator Margaret Iacono discusses “Vermeer, Rembrandt, Hals: Masterpieces from the Mauritshuis” on view at The Frick, the final American venue of a global tour of paintings from the Royal Picture Gallery Mauritshuis in The Hague, the Netherlands. Vermeer’s “Girl with a Pearl Earring” and other paintings that have not traveled in nearly 30 years, are on view through January 19, 2014.
Saturday, July 14, 2001
Kurt Andersen questions the effects of free market forces on our cultural fantasies, we take a fascinating and frightening web journey with Chinese artist Feng Mengbo, and design critic Veronique Vienne examines the dramatic power of a tiny tube of lipstick. Kurt and novelist Rebecca Goldstein look at how artists ...