Entries from THE DRESSING tagged with 'Pablo Picasso'

Going toe to toe with Cubism at the Met

On October 20, 2014, Cubism: The Leonard A. Lauder Collection opened to the public in seven galleries of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. The Dresser tiptoed in that day with a swarm of others eager to see this donated collection of 81 Cubist works mostly spanning 1907 to 1918. More importantly, this exhibition includes 34 pieces by Pablo Picasso, 17 by Georges Braque who initiated this style of artwork, and 15 works each by Juan Gris and Fernand Léger. The show, curated by Met curator Rebecca Rabinow and art historian Emily Braun who helped Leonard Lauder assemble this collection,...

For Those Sleepless in Seattle: Joan Miró

On February 27, 2014, the Dresser sauntered away from the excitement of the Associated Writing Programs Conference and Book Fair in downtown Seattle and discovered that the Seattle Art Museum keeps late hours (open until 9 pm on Thursdays). This allowed her to explore "Miró: The Experience of Seeing" which opened February 13 and runs through May 26, 2014. The exhibition includes 61 works of paintings, drawings and sculptures created from 1963 to 1981. These works come to this exhibition entirely from the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Carmen Fernández Aparicio, Chief Curator of Sculpture, and Belén...

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