Leann Davis Alspaugh is the managing editor of The Hedgehog Review
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Books June 2016
Nadar’s highs and lows
A review of When I Was a Photographer (MIT Press) by Félix Nadar,Eduardo Cadava,Liana Theodoratou
Art April 2015
On “Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds” at High Museum of Art, Atlanta.
Art December 2014
On “Wynn Bullock: Revelations” at the High Museum of Art, Atlanta
Art December 2013
Review of “Forrest Bess: Seeing Things Invisible” at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
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Sep 10, 2015
Gustave Caillebotte, Interior, Woman at the Window, 1880, oil on canvas, Private Collection. © Comité Caillebotte, Paris To a greater extent than almost any of his contemporaries, Gustave Caillebotte had the gift of stillness.
Apr 09, 2015
Francisco Goya, Francisco Goya y Lucientes, Pintor, 1799. Since Renaissance humanism first made it acceptable—even imperative—for artists to draw attention to themselves, creative types have complied and produced many forms of what curator James Clifton calls “ego-documents.
Feb 10, 2015
Paul Cézanne, Still Life with Carafe, Bottle, and Fruit, 1906 Henry Pearlman liked to say that every time he saw his art collection, it gave him a lift. We should all be so lucky.
Dec 18, 2014
Trumpeters and Young Girls Dancing, 1431-1438. Images via The consecration of Florence’s Santa Maria del Fiore on March 25, 1436, must have been, even by Renaissance standards, a day of unrivalled spectacle and splendor.
Aug 12, 2014
The Candy Store, New York City; Oil on canvas; Richard Estes 1969 Richard Estes’ photorealistic painting style is all about overcoming inertia. For years, Estes has patrolled the streets of New York with a camera, shooting randomly at various times of the day or night.