Jan Lisa Huttner


Everybody’s Fiddler

By Jan Lisa Huttner

The Marc Chagall retrospective currently at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art includes some of the artist’s most arresting pieces, from the flying lovers in “Above the Town” to the “White Crucifixion” (Jesus is wearing a tallis!) to Moses leading his people in “The Crossing of the Red Sea.” And yet the most commanding image isRead More


Frida & Diego & Jacques & Natasha

By Jan Lisa Huttner

Interest in the Mexican artist Frida Kahlo has been riding a wave propelled by Julie Taymor’s biographical film “Frida,” which won a surprise victory on Oscar night. That interest has swelled attendance at a traveling national exhibit titled “Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera and Twentieth-Century Mexican Art: The Jacques and NatashaRead More






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