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"Once in the same room with Klimt's portrait, though, I stopped and stared for a long and fascinated while. The work is flat-out beautiful, neither giddy nor gaudy. Its masses of not-quite-regular ornament draw the viewer into the painting..." [Read more]

29 September 2010,

Patricia Racette is a beloved operatic soprano, honored by Opera News as "an integral component of the American opera landscape today." We spoke with Patricia, and asked her five questions about herself, her inspirations, and the program she is preparing for Sabarsky audiences. [Read more]

25 March 2013,

"Sculptures by Austro-Bavarian artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt made their U.S. debut at the Upper East Side's Neue Galerie. Messerschmidt’s exhibition also marks the first time that Neue Galerie...has collaborated with the Louvre Museum." [Read more]

29 September 2010,

"A distinguished group of individuals queued outside the Neue Galerie's 86th Street entrance for a private preview of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt’s arresting sculptural grimaces which hinted of mental unrest." [Read more]

29 September 2010,

“Anything great in this world has come from neurotics,” Marcel Proust wrote. He could easily have been referring to a string of manic, morose and sometimes quite mad artists who came and went over the centuries... [Read more]

22 September 2010,

One of the strangest yet most compelling figures in the history of art begins a star turn in Manhattan Thursday as the Neue Galerie opens "Franz Xaver Messerschmidt 1736-1783: From Neoclassicism to Expressionism."  [Download the article as a pdf]

22 September 2010,

"It’s this uneasy admixture of hyper-sensitivity and callousness that makes him ideally suited to capture Weimar era Germany: he sees the decay that goes hand in hand, etymologically and otherwise, with the decadence of the period." [Read more]

23 August 2010,

Writes Samantha, resident Barkista at Barkzilla.com: "Need something for the Barkista that has absolutely -everything-? Head over to the Neue Galerie Design Shop and check out the Neue Hund line which features luxe clothing and accessories that are sure to be indulgences for even the most spoiled pet." [Read more]

23 August 2010,

August is the final month for the free summer film series "Weimar on Screen." Shown Mondays at 4 p.m., the series focuses on masterpieces of early 20th century cinema that explore the complex social implications of Modernity in Germany during the 20 years of the Weimar Republic.

2 August 2010,

In advance of the publication of their review of the Otto Dix exhibition, The New York Review of Books posted an online slide show of works from the show, accompanied by excerpts from the article. [View the slide show]

2 August 2010,

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