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Jan. 13 Art Minute: Judit Reigl, Art of the Fugue (Art de la fugue)

"I paint where I live and my implement is my body."

After escaping her native Hungary from behind the Iron Curtain in 1950, Judit Reigl settled in P…

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Jan. 6 Art Minute: Tiffany Furnaces, Louise Comfort TIffany, designer, Vase

As artist, designer, and tastemaker, Louis Comfort Tiffany altered the course of American decorative arts in many fields, including stained glass, …

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Dec. 30 Art Minute: Stine Bidstrup, Architectural Glass Fantasies Series–Object No. 23

Stine Bidstrup’s Architectural Glass Fantasies are inspired by the mountainous landscape in Bergen, Norway, as well as the theories of German w…

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Dec. 23 Art Minute: Giovanni Paolo Panini, Ruins with the Farnese Hercules

The ruins of ancient Rome were both revered and longed for in 18th-century Europe, as though the legacy of Rome was weathering away with these crum…

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Dec. 16 Art Minute: Takashi Murakami, Oval

Takashi Murakami is the best known member of a generation of Japanese Pop artists who emerged in the 1990s. This project features a cartoon-like ch…

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Dec. 9 Art Minute: Hector Guimard, Fireplace

In Paris, the sweeping curves and natural forms of Hector Guimard's Art Nouveau designs are seemingly everywhere, especially on his famous cast iro…

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Dec. 2 Art Minute: Judy Hill, Lace Dress

Judy Hill's primary focus in her work is on self-portraiture, as seen in this example. Her autobiographical figures are similar in their resemblanc…

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Nov. 25 Art Minute: Aleksandra Stoyanov, Silence

The colors found in the landscape of northern Israel inspire the woven tapestry work of Aleksandra (Sasha) Stoyanov, who immigrated there in 1990.…

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Nov. 18 Art Minute: Duke Riley, Those Who Are About to Die Salute You (Morutori Te Selutant)

The highly detailed engraving re-imagines an ancient form of public entertainment, the Roman naumachia, or staged naval battle, as a modern-day sp…

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Nov. 11 Art Minute: Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová, Gray Table

The artistic collaboration between the husband-and-wife team of Stanislav Libenský and Jaroslava Brychtová has significantly shaped the landscape…