Archives for January 2011

Art a GoGo Podcast #57 – Cache of Picassos, Donors Help Louvre Buy a Painting, Steve Martin’s Book ‘An Object of Beauty’

Show Notes:
Click here to Listen to the MP3 of podcast #57
(25.19 minutes)

Art News

Staggering Cache of Picassos Turns Up In France

Drawing Every Person in New York

5,000 Donors Help Louvre Buy a Painting

– Metropolitan Museum’s Exhibitions Picasso in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Doug + Mike Starn on the Roof: Big Bambú, and American Woman: Fashioning a National Identity Stimulate $784 Million Economic Impact for City

Books

‘An Object of Beauty’ by Steve Martin
NYT review of Steve Martin’s ‘Object of Beauty’
The Colbert Report, Steve Martin, Part 1
The Colbert Report, Steve Martin, Part 2

Man with a Blue Scarf: On Sitting for a Portrait by Lucian Freud by Martin Gayford
The Sitter Depicts the Artist (Art News)

Recommended Web Sites

Connections
On January 5, 2011, The Metropolitan Museum of Art launched Connections, a new online interactive feature. New episodes will be posted weekly and feature audio and slide shows of works of art from the Met’s collection. Each episode is presents a theme: the color black, small things, maps, etc.

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– Intro song performed by Geoff Smith