I lecture annually at Artis—Naples. It is a cultural center in Naples Florida which presents “Lifelong Learning,” has a concert hall presenting classical music, opera, and Broadway shows, and includes the Baker Museum.
Last year I saw a show at the Baker Museum of works by Marcel Duchamp and members of his family.
This year there is a show of Surrealism in Belgium and a fantastic show: “Gods and Heroes, Masterpieces from the École des Beaux-Arts, Paris.” (See part of the Artis online description below.)
In 1975 MoMA put on a major show, “The Architecture of the Ecole Des Beaux-Arts.” Everbody was at the opening. There were panels, symposia, lectures, big fights. Read the rest of this entry »