Egypt: Three Encounters with Contemporary Art

August 19, 2022

I. Between visiting the five-thousand-year-old pyramids of Giza and heading south to the Valley of the Kings, where four thousand years ago ancient Egyptians began to cut tombs for their pharaohs, I toured Zamalek, a Manhattan-shaped island in the Nile River near Cairo. Thrumming with international students and filled with posh cafes, Zamalek is also […]

Art In Every Way: Sophie Taeuber-Arp at MoMA

February 3, 2022

The Museum of Modern’s Art’s survey of Sophie Taueber-Arp, Living Abstraction, and the oeuvre it presents, is mesmerizing, so much so that I have been back to immerse myself in the world of Taeuber-Arp more than once. With the exception of certain problematic contextual gaps, I found the exhibition, like the work, to be simultaneously […]