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WABAC Wednesday

As Mr. Peabody might say, let's step into the WABAC (or Wayback) machine... Here we go, all the way back to the year 2016. I was in New York City seeing the inside of the Guggenheim Museum for the first time. I went more to see the building than the art. Good thing, because most of the art was gone. They were preparing a new installation on the building's iconic spiral ramp. Black and white treatment inside the Guggenheim. My friend and I did get to see the art in the museum's "new" (1992) win...
Tags: Travel, New York City, Edvard Munch, Guggenheim Museum, WCS, Gustav Klimt, Peabody, Adele Bloch Bauer

Sundance Now Unveils November TV & Movie Slate

Sundance Now Unveils November TV & Movie Slate Sundance Now has revealed their November slate, including Season 3 of the Sundance Now Original series Riviera, starring Julia Stiles (Hustlers, 10 Things I Hate About You) and Rupert Graves (Sherlock, The War of the Worlds), as well as the premiere of the dark thriller Cold Call starring Sally Lindsay. You can check out the full lineup below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gpt...
Tags: TV, Movies, Julianne Moore, California, China, Nazis, Adele, Los Angeles, Thailand, Beijing, Austria, Vienna, Nelson Mandela, Iowa, Paris, Manchester

An Innovative Artist Has Camouflaged Nude Bodies By Painting Them Into The Worlds Most Expensive Artworks

New York body artist, Trina Merry (previously featured) picked the 20 top dearest paintings, then photographed naked models disguised as part of the piece. The talented artist began her career in body painting after being struck by lightning, and has worked on thousands of human canvases since – while most session last three hours, her longest took a whopping 18 hours to complete. Titled 19,900,000 after the price that was paid for The Scream by Edvard Munch. Trina’s latest project titled Lust ...
Tags: New York, Design, Van Gogh, Roy Lichtenstein, Inspirations, Picasso, National Endowment, Gustav Klimt, Amedeo Modigliani, Les Femmes, Adele Bloch Bauer, Salvator Mundi, Trumps, Joseph Roulin, Trina Merry, Edvard Munch Trina

32 Museums Across NYC Are 'Trading Places' And Taking Fans With Them

On April 26, museums across New York City are switching Instagram accounts with one another for the sake of art lovers everywhere. The social media initiative, called #MuseumInstaSwap, hopes to introduce loyal followers of certain institutions to other local spots they have not yet explored.  It’s basically “Freaky Friday,” but with museums.  There are 32 museums participating in the campaign, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Guggenheim Museum, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the ...
Tags: Japan, New York, News, Instagram, Germany, New York City, Vienna, United States, Lincoln Center, Museum of Modern Art, North America, Ryan Reynolds, Helen Mirren, Huffington Post, Laguardia Airport, Harlem

Oprah Winfrey Reportedly Sells Gustav Klimt Work for $150 million

Oprah Winfrey has reportedly sold a Gustav Klimt portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer for $150 million, Bloomberg reports, netting the media executive an impressive return on the $87.9 million she paid for the work in 2006.  The work was sold to an unnamed Chinese buyer.  Read more at Bloomberg
Tags: Art, News, Bloomberg, Oprah Winfrey, Art News, Minipost, Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch Bauer

The Story Behind Gustav Klimt's Portrait Of An 'Independent' 9-Year-Old Girl

In 1912, Austrian artist Gustav Klimt painted a portrait of a 9-year-old girl. Her name was Mäda Primavesi, the daughter of Eugenia and Otto Primavesi, the latter a banker and glass manufacturer from Olmutz, Germany. Both her mother and father were known for hosting decadent salon-like gatherings at their country home and supporting the community of artists and architects called the Wiener Werkstätte. So they were cozy with the likes of Klimt and his contemporaries. Otto commissioned the seven-...
Tags: News, New York City, Vienna, New York Times, Times, Huffington Post, Metropolitan Museum, Katherine Brooks, Vienna Austria, Otto, Gustav Klimt, Klimt, Adele Bloch Bauer, Eugenia, Neue Galerie

Woman in Gold—the Travels and Travails of one Famous Painting

I saw the film Woman in Gold recently, a true story starring Helen Mirren as an octogenarian Austrian Holocaust survivor seeking to reclaim her aunt's famous portrait. The title painting, called "Woman in Gold" for many years so as not to name her aunt Adele Bloch-Bauer, and to obscure her ...
Tags: Helen Mirren, Adele Bloch Bauer