Review: Egon Schiele Portraits

A few years ago, I visited a gallery that was hosting an exhibition of small drawings and watercolors by Egon Schiele. The works were for sale starting at a paltry $500,000 for a pencil drawing. I talked to the girl at the desk and said I had been a fan since the early 1970s. She … Continue reading Review: Egon Schiele Portraits

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The Subject is Women: Motesiczky’s Mother and Madame Cezanne

Two women. Two art exhibitions. Two very different approaches. Marie-Louise Motesiczky's "The Mother Paintings" at Galerie St. Etienne, is a fascinating look at the life of one woman as she ages while trying to retain her dignity in exile. Motesiczky's mother, Henrietta, grew up in an influential Viennese Jewish family. Her mother, Anna, who was … Continue reading The Subject is Women: Motesiczky’s Mother and Madame Cezanne