Monthly Archives: January 2010

Slow Art Day update

This week we added the following cities to Slow Art Day April 17, 2010:- Berlin, Germany(registration site being set up now) – Laguna Beach, Californiahttp://SlowArtLagunaBeach2010.eventbrite.com/ – Serbia, Belgrade (registration site being set up… Continue reading

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Slow Art Chelsea Gallery Tour

New York Slow Art Day cohost Kate Gutman led me on a Chelsea gallery tour yesterday, January 23, 2010.Kate showed me:(1) wonderful and unusual photos from Diane Arbus “In the Absence of Others” at Cheim & Read, 547 W. 25 St (see below) (2) indescr… Continue reading

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Slow Art Day at Gemäldegalerie?

Know anyone in Berlin who might want to host Slow Art Day April 17, 2010 at Gemäldegalerie? Michael Kimmelman describes this museum today in the New York Times: “In room after room of Giotto and Raphael, Titian and Rembrandt, Dürer and Holbein I f… Continue reading

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Slow Art host Smithsonian’s "Fill the Gap" Flickr program

The Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Luce Foundation Center, one of the hosts of Slow Art Day, is featured in a New York Times article published today about how museums are encouraging online users to participate and even collaborate. The article… Continue reading

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Podcast of Discussion, Odyssey Books 1-8, January 19, 2010

A very enjoyable call discussing Books 1-8 of Homer’s “Odyssey.” Looking forward to the next calls on February 9 and March 9. Continue reading

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Homer 2010 kicks off

The first 2010 section of Homer’s Odyssey kicks off tonight with Pat Wictor moderating.Pat is a co-founder of the Reading Odyssey and an acclaimed singer-songwriter.Pat’s website is here:http://www.patwictor.comAnyone can follow the progress of th… Continue reading

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Holland Cotter on Slow Art

This essay by New York Times staff art critic, Holland Cotter, is a must-read for Slow Art fans. It’s an ode to the values of Slow Art, to the joy of “simply staying still” while viewing art and to “the universe you can inhabit, just by looking.”H… Continue reading

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