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Mel Bochner: ‘Strong Language’ September 18, 2014 – Posted in: Books and Art, Content, Exhibits, Painting

Language is not transparent (1970), Mel Bochner. Recreated for the exhibition at the Jewish Museum, New York. If you are anywhere near the Jewish Museum in New York you have a few days left to catch the Mel Bochner exhibit ‘Strong Language’, a gathering of 70 works where language takes center stage. Bochner, a founding figure of the Conceptual Art movement of the 1960s, now focuses his energies on “the possibilities of language as image, medium, and content.”…

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Curious George Escapes The Nazis March 19, 2010

Original Artwork Of “Fifi” AKA “Curious George,” by H.A. Rey, Circa 1939. (All images courtesy of the de Grummond Children’s Literature Collection.) He’s the world’s most notorious mischievous monkey. A scapegrace simian forever in hot water, desperate for yet another bail-out from his nameless pal, The Man In the Yellow Hat. (Wasn’t that guy the hero in a bunch of Sergio Leone‘s Spaghetti Westerns?) But even rabid readers who have held their breath as Curious…

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