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"Lobster Telephone," 1938 by Salvador Dali

Marvelous Objects

Unless you want to spend your Valentine’s Day at the Hirshhorn Museum here in DC (hey, not a bad idea…) you will have missed the surrealist exhibit Marvelous Objects. If you don’t drop everything and go, stick with this post. It’s a fascinating show, and I say that as not the world’s biggest fan of […]

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"Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 1, 1965," 1965

Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art  

The “starchitect” Frank Gehry shares a passion of mine (and many others): He’s an ardent Alexander Calder fan, having been smitten by this master of motion at a Guggenheim retrospective in 1964. Working with Stephanie Barron, the curator of LACMA’s modern department, Gehry’s group respectfully and sensitively designed this comprehensive exhibition’s display space. In her […]

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