David Hockney retrospective

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A bigger Splash 1967

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Portrait of an Artist (Pool with two Figures) 1972

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Domestic Scene, Los Angeles 1963

I went to David Hockney show at The Met. They said; this major retrospective—the exhibition’s only North American venue—honors the artist in his 80th year by presenting his most iconic works and key moments of his career from 1960 to the present.

I liked his works long time ago. It was sometime 80’. Then I lost interest and forgot about his works because I thought his works looked more commercial illustration than fine art. I am glad to see my old “friend” who is still doing great. I love the bright colors and lines, which brought cleanness to his works. I see his work more as a fine art now.

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Francis Picabia at MOMA

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I went to see the show,  Francis Picabia: Our Heads Are Round so Our Thoughts Can Change Direction at MOMA.

I knew Francis Picabia but didn’t know much about his works. It was amazing to see entire his career! Its styles ranged widely—and wildly—from Impressionism to radical abstraction, from Dadaist provocation to pseudo-classicism, and from photo-based realism to art informel. He mastered each style. The show looked like works of ten different artists. I love the fact that his works has the sense of millennium.

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rancis Picabia. La Nuit espagnole (The Spanish Night). 1922

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Francis Picabia. Portrait d’un couple (Portrait of a Couple)

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Francis Picabia. La Source (The Spring). 1912.

 

Jeff Koons: A Retrospective

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After I saw Jeff Koons Split-Rocker at Rockefeller Center, I went to see Jeff Koons: A Retrospective at Whitney Museum of American Art. Because of the show’s popularity, museum announced to extend hours. I went on Friday after 7pm. Visitors were still making a line to enter.
I felt very funny. People showed great appreciation to his works at museum. On the other hand, at Rockefeller Center, tourists were busy to take pictures with his giant Split-Rocker. They are not interested in examining it as a piece of art work.
Anyway, I now know Jeff koons is very popular. Well done Whitney Museum!
There was a small incident. When I went to there, everything seemed normal. I didn’t know that until I read the article.

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