Art Hysteria 1.3.2017 - August Macke

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August Macke – Jan 3 1887 – Sept 26 1914   Little Walter's Toys. 1912  Tunisia -1914:           Farewell. 1914 He knows he is about to die. The way you know something in your bones. So he calls his last painting Farewell. And then he dies – at 27.   Who knows what Macke would have done had he survived WWI. But the body of work he leaves before his early demise shows someone in a great hurry to process through the most advanced aesthetic developments of his time - the most radical artists - in...
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  Rembrandt, Artist in His Studio. c. 1628. Boston MFAGerrit Dou, Artist in His Studio. c. 1630. Priv. coll.   1.2.2017 / Rembrandt's Artist in His Studio and the Invention of Interiority Art Hysteria will often be about the ancestors of modern art, notably Goya. Today's post is on another of Modernism's great predecessors, Rembrandt, and his Artist in His Studio of 1628. Rembrandt is just 21 or 22 years old when he paints this picture; but he is already Rembrandt. There's a reason we have exhibitions called the Age of Rembrandt; whereas the Age of Dou, not so much.  I've...
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Welcome, to Art Hysteria!

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Francisco Goya.  Self-Portrait in the Studio. ca. 1790. Madrid. Art Hysteria is a new blog hosted by Art Multiple.  Art Hysteria - AH for short - is about modern art, and about Goya. Art Hysteria  is mainly - though by no means exclusively - about modern art and modern art history. (Generally that means art made roughly between 1800 and today.) But that's a pretty wide swath -  more precisely, AH is about looking afresh and in unusual places.  We'll take a look at obscure works by great artists, and great works by obscure artists. And Goya. AH is about a...
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Welcome to Art Multiple!

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Art Multiple is open for business! So, wow! Yes, we are excited over here! There are a lot of people to thank, but above all - for your vision, passion,  wit,  power, beauty - thank you, participating artists.    Thank you, Adam Cvijanovic, Amanda Church, Andrew Schoultz, Anne Senstad, Beverly Fishman, Brenda Zlamany, B. Wurtz, Carl D'Alvia, Cary Smith, David Humphrey, Doug Henders, Elliott Green, Eric Brown, Farrell Brickhouse, Gary Petersen, Golnaz Fathi, Guy Richards Smit, Ibrahim Ahmed, Jackie Saccoccio, Jessica Rankin, Joanne Greenbaum, John O'Connor, Joseph Nechvatal, Julien Gardair, Katherine Bradford, Kim Keever, Loren Munk, Lucio Pozzi, Matthew Weinstein, Natalie...
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