Tag Archives: Cezanne

Dr. Barnes, Be Happy

It’s been a long time since I visited the Barnes in Merion, Pa., but I definitely experienced a déjà vu upon entering the galleries of the Foundation’s new $150 million re-creation on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Perhaps it … Continue reading

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Jewel of Pennsylvania

As the Barnes Foundation gears up for its 2012 move from Merion Township to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, I remember a trip I took there a few years ago: a last chance to view the collection in its … Continue reading

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The Unexamined Wife

Why yet another book on the painter Paul Cezanne-one of the “heroes” of modernism?  Because there are 24 oil portraits he painted of his wife, Hortense, that have barely been examined. Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St., Princeton, is hosting the … Continue reading

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Only 13 days left…

to see Cézanne and Beyond at the Philadelphia Museum of Art! (Pictured at left is Matisse’s Bathers — this exhibit is all about the other artists who were inspired by Cezanne.) PAUL Cézanne was like the Marilyn Monroe of his … Continue reading

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Lady of the Blue House

Speak of great blockbuster exhibits at the Philadelphia Museum of Art — this is all part of procrastinating on writing my story on Cezanne and Beyond, to open there this Friday — remember the great Frida Kahlo exhibit there last … Continue reading

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Art World Superstars

Last Friday, I attended the press preview for Cezanne and Beyond at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. The exhibit opens this week, and my story on it will appear in TIMEOFF March 6. In the meantime, I’m reminiscing about the … Continue reading

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