BREAKING THE GLASS CATEGORIES

When we learn art history -- or anything for that matter -- we get it served up in neat little categories which makes it all so much easier to digest.  And then, little by little,  it becomes clear that those neat little compartments aren't quite as distinct as we thought they were.  That behind every … Continue reading BREAKING THE GLASS CATEGORIES

TIBETAN WORKS IN NEWARK

A worthwhile collection of Tibetan art in Newark -- that in itself to most will seem like the ultimate oxymoron.  As one friend wrote to me, "I thought Newark was a cultural wasteland."  Wrong.  At least not within the wall of the Newark Museum where a very dynamic curator has reinstalled the Tibetan galleries, striking … Continue reading TIBETAN WORKS IN NEWARK