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William Glackens ‘reassessment’ at MOAFL

William Glackens ‘reassessment’ at MOAFL

As a newspaper and magazine illustrator, William Glackens captured the turmoil and pathos of the Spanish-American War. A founder of the Ashcan School, Glackens’ paintings explored the gritty realism of early 20th century urban life. A Francophile [...]

Warhol muse Jane Holzer exhibit at Norton

Warhol muse Jane Holzer exhibit at Norton

From chic uptown Manhattan to the Bohemian Greenwich Village of the 1960s, Jane Holzer flowed with panache. Dubbed “Baby Jane” by a high-society gossip columnist, the elegant model became both a confident of Pop art icon [...]

Boca Museum of Art explores Pop art origins

Boca Museum of Art explores Pop art origins

The late Arthur Danto, noted art critic for The Nation, called Andy Warhol, “The nearest thing to a philosophical genius the history of art has produced.” Time will tell how Warhol and his images of Campbell’s [...]

David Webb jewelry show in West Palm Beach

David Webb jewelry show in West Palm Beach

Work by designer David Webb, who counted Jacqueline Kennedy and the Duchess of Windsor among his fans, goes on display at the Norton Museum of Art Jacqueline Kennedy compared David Webb to Benvenuto Cellini, the 16th [...]

‘Art of Wine’ series at Boca Museum of Art

‘Art of Wine’ series at Boca Museum of Art

“Wine can of their wits the wise beguile, make the sage frolic and the serious smile,” wrote the Greek poet Homer. Wine also can provide a new twist to art appreciation, as participants in “The Art [...]

Santa Fe style comes to Boca Museum of Art

Santa Fe style comes to Boca Museum of Art

“The object isn’t to make art; it’s to be in that wonderful state which makes art inevitable.” So said Robert Henri, one of the renowned painters in the first part of the 20th century who found [...]

Miami City Ballet mixes classics and premieres

Miami City Ballet mixes classics and premieres

By Kingsley Guy “Ballet is important and significant, yes. But first of all, it is a pleasure.” So said the late George Balanchine, often called “the father of American ballet.” Two of the famed choreographer’s works [...]

A Fresh eye at Ft Lauderdale’s Museum of Art

A Fresh eye at Ft Lauderdale’s Museum of Art

As director of the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami, Bonnie Clearwater transformed the once-obscure institution into a museum of international stature. She hopes to accomplish a similar feat as the new director of the Museum [...]

‘Masterpiece of the Month’ at Norton Museum

‘Masterpiece of the Month’ at Norton Museum

  Masterpiece of the Month exhibition of seldom-seen works freshens summer at the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach Variety is the spice of life, and it’s certainly adding vitality to summer at the [...]

‘Artist as Jeweler’ sparkles at Bass Museum

‘Artist as Jeweler’ sparkles at Bass Museum

Jewelry can win hearts, seal marriages or inspire jealousy. It can be glitzy and glamorous, staid or sublime, and when the creator is a Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Yoko Ono or Jeff Koons, jewelry [...]