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German Expressionism / Modernism

bauhaus imaginista

An assessement of the international, simultaneous “bauhaus imaginista” exhibition project, which emphasises the school’s dispersed legacy in geographic terms.

Piazzetta Provenance Project CFA: Raubkunst at the Ringling: A Catalogue in Absentia

Circle of Giovanni Battista Piazzetta 1682 -1754), Pastoral Scene, c. 1750. Oil on canvas, (92.1 x 134 cm). The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Object number: SN627.  Raubkunst at the Ringling: Franz Marc’s Schöpfungsgeschichte has got a lot of attention....

Raubkunst at the Ringling…

...The Story Continues  Its genesis in 2016 was the glimpse of a fin becoming a feather that ignited a strong intuition at ”Raubkunst als Erinnerungsort,” a research fellowship sponsored by the Zentrum für Historische Forschung der Polnischen Akademie der...
Art History at the Library: The Second Coming

Art History at the Library:
The Second Coming

I was very happy to have the grant renewed and be invited back to the SouthShore Regional Public Library for another series of "Art History at the Library" discussions. The library had in mind a series that was a little more intensive than "art appreciation"-cruise...

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The La Brea Tar Pits: Dire Wolves

The La Brea Tar Pits: Dire Wolves

One of the first animals I became fascinated with when I was very little was the dire wolf (canis dirus). This was not for the “dinosaur” reason (although I was also very interested in Sauropterygia), a sense of what-if nostalgia for an unknowable past, but for the...

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