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Claude Monet
Houses of Parliament, Effect of Sunlight
1903
N. F. KARLINS ARCHIVES

THE THAMES GANG
by N. F. Karlins 6/29/05
Monet and company at the Brooklyn Museum of Art.


FOLK ART NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins 6/13/05
Art with a capital A at three exhibitions of self-taught artists.


TEENAGE TEMPEST
N. F. Karlins 4/7/05
Kim McCarty's watercolors capture the erotic transformation of youth.


LATE REMBRANDT
N. F. Karlins 3/15/05
"Rembrant's Late Religious Portraits" at the National Gallery of Art.


21ST-CENTURY FUNK
by N.F. Karlins 2/23/05
Robert Arneson and Kim Krans in New York.


IS AUTISTIC ARTISTIC?
by N.F. Karlins 1/21/05
As "Outsider Art Week" approaches, several gallery shows raise tough questions.


ITALIAN MASTERS IN PHILADELPHIA
by N. F. Karlins 12/16/04
Bronzino, Pontormo, and more at the Philadelphia Museum.


RENAISSANCE DISCOVERIES
by N. F. Karlins 11/18/04
Some new finds at Salander-O’Reilly Galleries.


RESTRAINT IN PAINT
by N. F. Karlins 10/18/04
New York exhibitions of works by Louisa Matthiasdottir and Giorgio Morandi.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N.F. Karlins 10/4/04
Sohan Qadri, "Dopes, Dupes and Demagogues," Andrew Lord.


ROMANIAN FOLK ART
by N. F. Karlins 8/23/04
"Rites of Passage: Art and Religion in Romanian Life" at the American Bible Society.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 7/21/04
MoMA at El Museo, “Drawings” at Plane Space, Robert Ryman at Peter Blum.


BEAUTIFUL SMOG
by N. F. Karlins 7/7/04
”Turner, Whistler, Monet” at the Art Gallery of Ontario.


APPEASING THE GODS
by N. F. Karlins 6/10/04
Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya at the National Gallery.


ENGLISH ELAN
by N. F. Karlins 5/24/04
The Devonshire Inheritance at New York’s Bard Graduate Center.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 4/20/04
Jeng Jundian at Marlborough, "Colored Pencil" at KS Art, more.


THE MINISTER'S ART
by N. F. Karlins 4/9/04
Sister Gertrude Morgan and "Talking Quilts" at the American Folk Art Museum.


MARITIME CELEBRATION
by N. F. Karlins 3/3/04
You can smell the ocean in "Manet and the Sea."


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 2/13/04
Parmigianino's "Beautiful and Gracious Manner" at the Frick Collection.


OUTSIDER ART FAIR 2004
by N. F. Karlins 1/28/04
Lots of new talent, and a plea to Leonard Riggio.


FROM ISHTAR TO APHRODITE
by N. F. Karlins 12/22/03
3,200 Years of Cypriot Hellenism at the Onassis Cultural Center.


TURNER AND VENICE
by N. F. Karlins 12/8/03
At Tate Britain, a glorious survey of Turner's Venice paintings.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 9/26/03
Harrowing and transformative mind comics by Linda Carmello Sibio.


ROMAN HOLIDAY
by N. F. Karlins 9/16/03
"French Artists in Rome" at the Dahesh Museum of Art.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 9/3/03
"1,000,000 Ellipsoids" by Mary Temple at Mixed Greens Gallery in Chelsea.


ORIENTAL BREEZE
by N. F. Karlins 7/31/03
"Wabi Sabi" comes to midtown Manhattan.


DOTTY
by N. F. Karlins 7/7/03
Florrie Napangati Watson, Linn Meyers and Heide Fasnacht in a Chelsea trifecta.


FOR CIVIL RIGHTS
by N. F. Karlins 6/20/03
An exhibition focuses on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.


QUIET BEAUTY
by N. F. Karlins 6/11/03
Japanese folk ceramics from the Montgomery collection.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 5/6/03
Ball-point works, Tate Collection Gems and Scandinavian Wall Hangings.


TRIPLE PLAY
by N. F. Karlins 4/9/03
Retrospectives of Gainsborough, Vuillard and Kirchner, all at the National Gallery of Art.


THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ST. ADOLF II
by N. F. Karlins
A comprehensive retrospective of Adolf Wölfli.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 2/21/03
Leonardo at the Met, Degas and the dance, fraktur at the American Folk Art Museum.


OUTSIDER EXTRAVAGANZA
by N. F. Karlins 1/31/03
New Russian artists, new needlework at the 11th Outsider Art fair.


SAVING THE BEST FOR LAST
by N. F. Karlins 1/3/03
The transcendent "Quilts of Gee's Bend" exhibition at the Whitney Museum.


PASSAGE TO INDIA
by N. F. Karlins 12/3/02
An important loan show of oil paintings by Edwin Lord Weeks.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 11/12/02
Elizabeth Simonson and Nayia Frangouli, Lyonel Feininger, more.


GIFTS, AND LOTS OF THEM
by N. F. Karlins 10/29/02
The Philadelphia Museum of Art toasts its 125th year.


INTIMATE IMPRESSIONS
by N. F. Karlins 10/8/02
Pierre Bonnard's retrospective at the Phillips Collection.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 9/26/02
American art at the Met, French drawings at the Frick, more.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 8/7/02
A summer show features a bounty of 500 works on paper.


QUILT WORLD
by N. F. Karlins 7/25/02
A global perspective at UBS PaineWebber Art Gallery.


ROYAL TREASURES
by N. F. Karlins 7/16/02
The new Queen's Gallery opens in London.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 7/3/02
Jean-Baptiste Greuze, Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Simon Frost.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 5/9/02
Michelangelo and other Renaissance masters come to Manhattan.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 4/16/02
Franz Kline, Marlene Dumas, "Women of Bihar," Chelo González Amezcua.


THREE WOMEN
by N. F. Karlins 3/25/02
A touring survey of work by Emily Carr, Georgia O'Keeffe and Frida Kahlo.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 2/28/02
Looking at shows at the NGA, Dahesh and Morgan Library.


DRAWING NOTEBOOK
by N. F. Karlins 1/15/02
"Pastoral to Postindustrial" at the Grey, Jacob Lawrence at the Whitney and DC Moore, and an "Orchidarium" at Nancy Hoffman.



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