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2010 Pop Quiz: The Year in Arts

How well do you remember the cultural highs and lows of 2010? The Post's critics have combined forces to test your knowledge of artists from Van Gogh to The Situation.

By Paul Williams  | December 17, 2010; 4:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Ann Hornaday, Anne Midgette, Blake Gopnik, Chris Richards, Classical music, Films, Hank Stuever, Museums, Sarah Kaufman, Smithsonian, TV  | Tags:  best of  
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Artist asks to withdraw work from 'Hide/Seek' exhibit to protest video removal

In protest of what he calls "censorship" of a controversial video, Canadian artist AA Bronson, one of the pioneers of gay-themed contemporary art, on Wednesday asked for a major work of his to be withdrawn from the Smithsonian exhibition, "Hide/Seek: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture," which explores imagery by and about homosexuals.

By Blake Gopnik  | December 16, 2010; 9:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (77)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Museums, News Features  
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Protestors banned from Smithsonian after playing video on iPad

On Sunday at around 1 pm, 37-year-old Washingtonian Mike Blasenstein hung an iPad around his neck, held some flyers in his hands -- and promptly got banned, or so he believes, from the Smithsonian Institution. That iPad was playing a...

By Blake Gopnik  | December 6, 2010; 2:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: A gay idyll by Demuth

The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. (National Portrait Gallery) A lovely watercolor called "Dancing Sailors," painted in 1917 by the gay artist Charles Demuth and now in the Cleveland Museum of Art collection....

By Blake Gopnik  | December 1, 2010; 7:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Museums  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: Baldessari still in mind

The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. (The Metropolitan Museum of Art) A few frames from the 13-minute video called "I Will Not Make Any More Boring Art," shot by John Baldessari in 1971....

By Blake Gopnik  | November 30, 2010; 11:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Blake Gopnik, Contemporary Art, Museums  | Tags:  Daily Pic  
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Gopnik's Daily Pic: The Pic's 100th Birthday

The latest feed from my morning musings about art and objects at www.blakegopnik.com. The Pic turns 100 (days old) today. Each time I think there's not another image lurking in my mind, something that interests me pops up. I look...

By Blake Gopnik  | November 26, 2010; 8:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Gopnik's Daily Pic: Picasso's "Arm" - again, Blake Gopnik , November 24, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Gorky at MoMA, Blake Gopnik , November 17, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: The "Normandie" pitcher, Blake Gopnik , November 16, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Kapoor's mirror at the Met, Blake Gopnik , November 15, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Volkova at Hamiltonian, Blake Gopnik , November 12, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Free Space at FotoWeek, Blake Gopnik , November 11, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Best of FotoWeek DC, Blake Gopnik , November 10, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Best of FotoWeek DC, Blake Gopnik , November 9, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Gems of FotoWeek DC, Blake Gopnik , November 8, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Naum Gabo was a contender, Blake Gopnik , November 5, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Martian aestheticism, Blake Gopnik , November 4, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Fragonard's sacred heat, Blake Gopnik , November 2, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Bacchiacca in Baltimore, Blake Gopnik , November 1, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Pastaesthetics, Blake Gopnik , October 29, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: An anatomy of art, Blake Gopnik , October 28, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Braun's kitchen icon, Blake Gopnik , October 27, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Gossage's vision, Blake Gopnik , October 26, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Luis Jacob's "Albums", Blake Gopnik , October 25, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Gossart (again) and mannerism, Blake Gopnik , October 21, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Gossart the modern, Blake Gopnik , October 20, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: The ultimate watering can?, Blake Gopnik , October 19, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Skating at Artisphere, Blake Gopnik , October 18, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Black Cowboys, Blake Gopnik , October 15, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: The first commemorative medal, Blake Gopnik , October 14, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Jazz Age color, Blake Gopnik , October 12, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Chris Verene's "Family", Blake Gopnik , October 11, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Kirchner's "Infinity", Blake Gopnik , October 8, 2010
Security at the Jefferson Memorial, Philip Kennicott , October 7, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Cambodian Bronze, Blake Gopnik , October 7, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: East Berlin at Edison Place, Blake Gopnik , October 6, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: An almost-Mayan atrium, Blake Gopnik , October 4, 2010
Picasso comes to Richmond, Blake Gopnik , September 30, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Bertoia at the National Gallery, Blake Gopnik , September 30, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: The OAS Sculpture Garden, Blake Gopnik , September 29, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Mexican Design, Blake Gopnik , September 28, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Dan Steinhilber, Blake Gopnik , September 27, 2010
Gopnik's Daily Pic: Riccio at the National Gallery, Blake Gopnik , September 24, 2010
Furniture with teeth, Blake Gopnik , September 22, 2010
An artfully bloodless 'American', Blake Gopnik , September 20, 2010
Modern design and an empty storefront, Blake Gopnik , September 20, 2010
Bio: Blake Gopnik, Christian Pelusi , September 15, 2010
 
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