Tag Archives: LACMA

Copenhagen: Roofs Under the Snow, My New Favorite Painting of the Day

There was a lot of ornately carved marble, sandstone and alabaster, great, big Victorian portraits of unfortunate looking British people, various Rodins, Degas’, Gauguins and Monets, and on a wall, next to a doorway to a gallery was a tiny, tiny canvas called Copenhagen: Roofs Under the Snow by Peder Severin Krøyer. Continue reading

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Tim Burton at LACMA

Burton’s vision and aesthetic are so singular and ingrained in our collective consciousness that the works on display, from Robot Boy to the early sketches he did while bored at work for Disney to all the Jack Skellington heads, are exactly what you’d expect from a Tim Burton exhibition, but taken as a whole is a genuinely wonderful experience through the gentle (if macabre) mind of America’s most famous eccentric. Continue reading

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Manly Men at LACMA

Review of an Eakins exhibit that addresses sport in American art over the last century. Continue reading

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LACMA: Why?

Wondering why LACMA is so haphazard with their temporary exhibits. Continue reading

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With White Center – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Interpretation of a painting I find fascinating. Continue reading

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