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The Berlin Painter and His World: Athenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C.
The Berlin Painter and His World:  A thenian Vase-Painting in the Early Fifth Century B.C. Toledo Museum of Art  July 8 to October 1, 201 7 Reviewed Ed Voves Pheidias. Praxiteles. Apelles. We know the names of many great sculptors and painters from Ancient ...

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Noah's Beasts: Sculpted Animals from Ancient Mesopotamia at the Morgan Library and Museum
Noah's Beasts: Sculpted Animals from Ancient Mesopotamia Morgan Library and Museum May 26 through August 27, 2017 Reviewed by Ed Voves Noah's Beasts , the wonderful exhibit currently at the Morgan Library and Museum, recalls the lyrics sung by "General" Tom...

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The Prints of Francisco Goya at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Witness: Reality and Imagination in the Prints of Francisco Goya The Philadelphia Museum of Art April 22 – September 6, 2017  Reviewed by Ed Voves On the timeline of art history, Surrealism is usually placed between the end of the Dada movement around 1922 ...

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Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Age of Empires: Chinese Art of the Qin and Han Dynasties Metropolitan Museum of Art New York City April 3 - July 16, 2017 Reviewed by Ed Voves China during the era of the Qin and Han Dynasties (221 B.C.–A.D. 220) experienced a "classical" age of artistic an...

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The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s at the Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York City
The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City  April 7 - Aug.20, 2017 Cleveland Museum of Art  Sept.30, 2017 - Jan.14, 2018 Reviewed by Ed Voves The American 1920's were years so rich in accomplishments,...

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Frédéric Bazille and the the Birth of Impressionism at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Frédéric Bazille and the the Birth of Impressionism National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. April 9 - July 9, 2017 Reviewed by Ed Voves The prologue to the 1948 film version of Hamlet, directed by Laurence Olivier, concludes with a controversial assertion....

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Frank Gehry's Master Plan for the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Frank Gehry and the Core Project  Renovations   at the   Phildelphia Museum of Art Reviewed by Ed Voves March 30, 2017 was a cold spring morning in Philadelphia. But pure "sunshine" radiated throughout the Philadelphia Museum of Art on that day. An impressi...

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Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York City
Time and Cosmos in Greco-Roman Antiquity I nstitute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York City  October 19, 2016 - April 23, 2017 Reviewed by Ed Voves The exhibit space of the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW) in New York City  cons...

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American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent at Philadelphia Museum of Art
American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent Philadelphia Museum of Art March 1, 2017 - May 14, 2017 Reviewed by Ed Voves In the world of art, as in the course of everyday life, it is wise to expect the "unexpected."  The latest blockbluster exhibit ...

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A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece 700 BC – 200 AD at the Onassis Cultural Center New York City
A World of Emotions: Ancient Greece 700 BC – 200 AD    Onassis Cultural Center New York City March 9 – June 24, 2017   R eviewed by Ed Voves "Know thyself." "Gnothi seauton" (γνῶθι σεαυτόν).  This maxim, inscribed in the forecourt of the Temple of Delphi, p...
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