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"The character heads strike me not as realistic representations of the way a face changes with emotion, but as attempts to represent the way emotions, and those actions expressed through the face, feel from within." [Read more]

20 November 2010,

Designer Richard Mishaan is famous for his elegant, modern aesthetic sensibility. For Veranda Magazine, he selects some of his favorite Upper East Side destinations, and names both the Neue Galerie Design Shop and Café Sabarsky. [Read more]

20 November 2010,

"The character heads are shocking in their expressiveness....What makes [them] so otherworldly is their warped singularity within a form usually devoted to idealism and perfection.  Busts are meant to be honorific, not ugly." [Read more]

20 November 2010,

"Each work is a self-portrait of sorts, rendering the exact expression but not necessarily the artist’s own exact features. To see the artist himself, we must look at the works as a whole and experience the anguish he felt." [Read more]

27 October 2010,

"Had Messerschmidt not experienced his mental torment his art might never have strayed into such radical and 'modern" expression; he probably would have been relegated to a passing mention, if that, in art history surveys." [Read more]

27 October 2010,

"Tucked inside the Neue Galerie, a German and Austrian art gallery, is Café Sabarsky. With dark wood panels, cozy fabric covered booths and the gentle clinking of cutlery against china, Café Sabarsky is a peaceful oasis with a view of Central Park." [Read more]

27 October 2010,

Writes Claire O'Neill, blogger for NPR's photo blog "The Picture Show", about Messerschmidt: "The following sculptures by Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, on the other hand ... Well, I'm somewhat frightened. And frankly cannot believe they were made in the 1700s." [Read more]

27 October 2010,

"From the spontaneous drawings of asylum patients to the work of van Gogh or Goya, few artists offer such tantalizing clues to their tortured inner world as Franz Xaver Messerschmidt." [Read more]

21 October 2010,

The Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts Magazine selects the Neue Galerie as one of its "10 More Reasons" to visit New York, proclaiming the museum to be "truly one of the city’s hidden museum treasures." [Read more]

17 October 2010,

Federico de Vera has designed three exhibitions for the Neue Galerie, including the current Messerschmidt show. Judith Nasatir writes in this T Magazine profile that de Vera is "a believer in a democracy of beauty." [Read more]

17 October 2010,

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