Editor’s comments. January Post 2023

Marlene Steele

Greetings in the New Year 2023

We have an exciting post for your avid interest.

The Cincinnati Art Museum presents 4 generations of Japanese Printmakers. Writer Helen Rindsberg walks us through the gallery with her personal insight into the evolution of printmaking in this family from the 20th to the 21st century.

Sue Spaid reviews the Monet/Mitchell Exhibition at the Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris examining the discourse between these two giants inspired by their mutual garden affinity and their extraordinary personal expression in paint. By the way, a subset of this exhibition will be presented at the St Louis Art Museum, March 25 through June 25, 2023.

Cynthia Kukla focuses like a laser on the Detroit Institute of Art’s ahead of the field acquisition  of its Van Gogh Self portrait, the first Van Gogh in America. The DIA exhibition is currently commemorating the 100 year anniversary of that historic acquisition. Kukla reiterates the value of direct interaction with the original work of this much loved artist. 

Josh Beckelhimer takes us to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles for On the Individual and Collectives of Henry Taylor. The artist accomplishes a fresh and artistic expression, combining the black experience with experimental depictions of historical and popular figures,

Explore with Ekin Erkan the rapid ascension of interest in Indonesian artist, Fika Leon, whose recent works were shown at Miami Art Week to rave reviews.

On another note: We at Aeqai kicked off our new year with “8 BUY 8” our successful fundraiser in support of the AEQAI platform. Read our article describing the enthusiastic reception from artists and the art-loving  public who support our mission of channeling Critical ART Dialogue for all.

We appreciate you, our readership, for your continuing interest and dedicated support.