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  • Where are They Now? Monet's View of Bordighera

    Where are They Now? Monet's View of Bordighera

    Claude Monet's View of Bordighera (1884), an important work in the Hammer’s Armand Hammer Collection, is on view until July 29 at the National Gallery in London for an exhibition dedicated to architecture in Monet's paintings.

  • Where are They Now? Cecily Brown in Santa Barbara

    Where are They Now? Cecily Brown in Santa Barbara

    Combing the Hair (Beach) (2015) is on view as part of the exhibition Cecily Brown: Rehearsal at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara through June 3, 2018. It joins more than seventy small drawings, large-scale works, and sketchbooks featured in the exhibition which the press release describes as an assemblage of Brown’s "iterative reworking of motifs from her wide-reaching arsenal of source material."

  • Where are They Now? Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin

    Where are They Now? Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin

    From the age of eighteen months until his death in 1903, Gauguin moved or traveled between Peru, Martinique, Le Havre, Rio de Janeiro, Denmark, various regions within France, and the islands of Tahiti and Hiva Oa. It was during his stay at the remote fishing village of Pont-Aven in Brittany on the northwestern French coast, that the artist painted Bonjour Monsieur Gauguin (1889), which is now on view at the Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City until February 4.