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Naples and Hartford in Season: Steg

Alexander Calder’s Stegosaurus  has a newly renovated fountain. I hear it has cool lighting at night.  Must visit.

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Milan sculpture by Maestà Sofferente meant to protest sexism protested for doing the opposite – The Washington Post

An installation by designer Gaetano Pesce titled “Maestà Sofferente” (Suffering Majesty) is shown during a furniture fair in Milan, Italy, on April 7. (Luca Bruno/AP)

The sculpture by Gaetano Pesce was unveiled Sunday in Milan’s Piazza del Duomo for Milan’s furniture fair this week.

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Carnival of the Grotesque: Kara Walker’s Insistent Resistance in New Orleans | Village Voice

Walker’s installation was freighted with layers of site-specific symbolism — none of it subtle if you knew a bit about local history

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Trevor Paglen :::: WORK :: FUKUSHIMA

Trinity Cube
Irradiated Glass from Fukushima Exclusion Zone, Trinitite
20x20x20cm
2015

 

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Della Robbia’s Gloriously Colorful Renaissance Sculptures

 

 

Luca della Robbia, “Virgin and Child in a niche” (1460), glazed terracotta with gilt and painted details, overall: 18 5/8 x 15 1/4 x 3 1/2 inches (courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bequest of Susan Dwight Bliss)

 

 

Luca della Robbia, “Virgin and Child with Lilies” (1400-82), glazed terracotta, overall: 18 7/8 x 14 9/16 inches (courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Gift of Quincy Adams Shaw through Qunicy Adams Shaw, Jr., and Mrs. Marian Shaw Haughton)

The National Gallery of Art explores the radical inventiveness of the della Robbia family, the clay and color masters of the Italian Renaissance.

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“Morning Studio” by Nicole Eisenman

I ran across this painting by Nicole Eisenman this morning on Facebook and it really grabbed my attention. There’s something about the cozy sweatpants vibe of the person with the default Emoji Yellow™ skin in

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Marie-Noëlle de La Poype: Haiku | Yoshii Gallery

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Marie-Noëlle de La Poype
Sculpture #13, 2015

Marie-Noëlle de La Poype: Haiku