Jerome Przybylski is a writer who lives in Center City Philadelphia. He has been published frequently in the Detroit Metro Times.
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Was Vermeer’s ‘Young Woman’ a genuine Vermeer?
Can genius be counterfeited?
The great Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer died in poverty, leaving 11 children. Did some imitator touch up that painting at the Art Museum to help his widow settle her debts? Now you too can play art detective.
‘Léger and the Metropolis’ at the Art Museum (1st review)
Greater than the sum of his parts:
How I learned to love Fernand Léger
Viewed individually, Léger’s colorful work is easy to like and hard to love. Only when I stepped back and took in the exhibit on a grand scale did I finally begin to feel the rhythm of Léger’s lines and the vibrancy of his awesome colors.
Art Museum's "Art After Five': How to look at it
Looking at people looking at art: Friday nights at the Art Museum
Friday night is a great time to look at art and at people looking at art. At that hour the Art Museum sheds its persona as a graveyard for dead art and becomes a sacred precinct where art and its human audience revive each other simultaneously.