Who needs news when we have faces to read? Expressions drawn by Honore Daumier jump right off the page to make you smile, ponder or even cry. Here is a wonderful exhibit of Daumier’s drawings on “Reading,”:
I love the dreamy image of the man on right. Visit the full Daumier Online Register for information on all of its exhibits.
And from New York a past MOMA exhibition on Magritte led to a fabulous NY Times slideshow of his work. Being from Houston I’ve seen a lot of his work at the Menil, but this exhibit offers new images–so alive. Happy, yet haunting, they challenge logic.
And finally “Place Pigalle” by Joseph Cain from the FBI’s online gallery of stolen art. Mostly dealers and crime writers browse it regularly, but maybe you can be the sharp-eyed civilian who spots a stolen masterpiece.
What art did you see this week? For the sake of the artists, share it.