Deborah Solomon, WNYC art critic and the author of American Mirror: The Life and Art of Norman Rockwell (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2013), talks about some of the art worth bundling up for this winter.
Kerry James Marshall: Mastry - The Met Breuer (Until January 29 2017)
Kerry James Marshall. American, born Birmingham, Alabama 1955 Slow Dance
(The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Jasper Johns and Edvard Munch: Love, Loss and the Cycle of Life - Richmond Museum of Fine Arts in Richmond (Until February 20, 2017)
Jasper Johns, Savarin, 1981. Lithograph, 50 x 38 in. (127 x 96.5 cm).
(Private Collection. Art © Jasper Johns and ULAE/Licensed by VAGA, New Yok, NY. Published by Universal Limited Art Editions)
Edvard Munch, Self-Portrait between the Clock and the Bed, 1940-43, Oil on canvas, 58 7⁄8 x 47 1⁄2 in. (149.5 x 120.5 cm)
A Revolutionary Impulse: The Rise of the Russian Avant-Garde - Museum of Modern Art (Until March 12, 2107)
Kazimir Malevich (Russian, born Ukraine. 1878-1935). Suprematist Composition: Airplane Flying. 1915. Oil on canvas. 22 7/8 x 19″ (58.1 x 48.3 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
(Acquisition confirmed in 1999 by agreement with the Estate of Kazimir Malevich and made possible with funds from the Mrs. John Hay Whitney Bequest (by exchange))
Vladimir Stenberg (Russian, 1899-1982) and Georgii Stenberg (Russian, 1900-1933). Symphony of a Big City. 1928. Lithograph, 41 x 27 1/4″ (104 x 69 cm).
(The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Marshall Cogan Purchase Fund.)
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty - the Brooklyn Museum (Until April 2 2017)
Marilyn Minter (American, b. 1948). Pop Rocks, 2009. Enamel on metal, 108 x 180 in. (274.3 x 457.2 cm). Collection of Danielle and David Ganek
(The Brooklyn Museum )
I'm Nobody! Who are you? The Life and Poetry of Emily Dickinson - The Morgan Library (January 20 -May 21, 2017)
Emily Dickinson (1830-1882). I'm Nobody! Who are you? Poem (detail), ca. late 1861
(Houghton Library, Harvard University.)
Marsden Hartley's Maine - The Met Breuer (March 15 - June 18, 2017)
Marsden Hartley (American, 1877-1943) ; Canuck Yankee Lumberjack at Old Orchard Beach, Maine ; Oil on Masonite-type hardboard ; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution
(The Metropolitan Museum of Art /Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Robert Rauschenberg - Museum of Modern Art (May 21 - September 17 2017)
Robert Rauschenberg. Collection. 1954/1955. Oil, newspaper, and fabric on three panels of raw canvas, each overlaid with silk in wood frame with other wood elements, overall: 6 ft. 8 in. × 8 ft. × 2
(San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Gift of Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson. Photo: Ben Blackwell. © 2016 Robert Rauschenberg Foundation)