Carolyn Hansen

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Step into Mondrian's Paris studio at Tate Liverpool this summer

On September 23, 1940, the 68-year-old Dutch artist Piet Mondrian stepped on board RMS Samaria and departed bomb-hit Liverpool bound for the safety …

YouTube The History of Cubism in Less Than 2 Minutes

A Look at Nick Cave's Stunningly Colorful Show at Jack Shainman's New School

KINDERHOOK, NY — If Jack Shainman wanted to make a splash in upstate New York with his new space The School, then he achieved that goal, as last …

Why were so many female artists airbrushed from history?

By the time Virginia Woolf wrote, "For most of history, Anonymous was a woman," the world was ready to recognise her for it, working as she was in an era when a few successful women at least could be celebrated by later generations. The same could not be said for Sofonisba Anguissola or Angelica …

Piscine Molitor: renaissance of a Parisian art-deco masterpiece

Built almost a century ago, the art-deco Piscine Molitor in the 16th district of Paris is no ordinary swimming pool. It was here the first bikini was unveiled and the topless sunbathing revolution took off, and it is after this swimming pool that the main character in the 2001 novel Life of Pi was …

How to Get Kids to Appreciate Art

Nearly 20 years ago, after I just moved to London and before I found a job, I used to walk around a lot and experience life on my own. I walked to Soho and to Hampstead Heath, and I stared at tourists in Leicester Square and at old-time Londoners in places the Tube didn't bother to go. One day, …

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The Art of Being Pharrell

On January 26, at the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, Pharrell Williams, who has been a musical sensation for most of his 41 years, had one of those rare nights that are life-changing. He won four Grammys, including Producer of the Year, but the awards were not the only reason that the evening—maybe …