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Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. Published in hard copy 2-4 times a year. New shows: "events;" hard copy rates & how to support the online edition: "works."

 

TWO AT THE MET: CRISTOBAL DE VILLALPANDO & THE AVANT-GARDE IN RE WORLD WAR I

Cristobal de Villalpando (ca. 1649–1714), Moses and the Brazen Serpent and the Transfiguration of Jesus, 1683. Oil on canvas. Col. Propiedad de la Nación Mexicana. Secretaria de Cultura. Direccion General de Sitios y Monumentos del Patrimonio Cultural. Acervo de la Catedral de Nuestra Senora de la Inmaculada Concepcion. Puebla, Mexico.
As the summer season wound its way towards Labor Day, I visited two moderately interesting shows at The Metropolitan Museum of Art: “Cristobal de Villalpando: Mexican Painter of the Baroque” (through October 15), and “World War I and the Visual Arts” (through January 7). Read More 
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