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Lilianne Milgrom interviewed by A Woman's Paris

http://awomansparis.com/2013/07/16/french-impressions-lilianne-milgrom-and-the-artistic-sexuality-of-paris/ French Impressions: Lilianne Milgrom and the artistic sexuality of Paris 16TuesdayJul 2013 Written by A Woman’s Paris™ in Interviews ≈ 0 comments Tags 19th century French painters, African-American artists in Paris, Auguste Rodin, Bonjour Paris!, Crossroads Gallery Washington DC, Edouard Vuillard, France, Great Works 50 Paintings Explored by Tom Lubbock, Gustave Courbet L'Origine du monde, Gustave Courbet The Origin of the World, Henry van Dyke, Ivry-sur-Seine, Lilianne Milgr... [more]
Posted by Lilianne Milgrom on 8/16/13

DC newspaper article on my latest solo show Summer in Paris

http://fcnp.com/2013/06/21/new-milgrom-portrait-exhibit-takes-viewers-to-paris/ New Milgrom Portrait Exhibit Takes Viewers to Paris June 21, 2013 1:13 PM0 Comments Paris-born artist Lilianne Milgrom brings Paris to the Washington, D.C.-area this summer with a new series of contemporary portraits, “Summer in Paris, Portrait Paintings by Lilianne Milgrom.” The exhibit opens July 3 at Crossroads Gallery at Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads and closes Aug. 21. While acknowledging the legacy of portraiture, Milgrom’s new series establishes the present moment. Each painting is an invitation to enter a private world. Observers a... [more]
Posted by Lilianne Milgrom on 8/16/13

Artist Statement for Fuller Craft Museum exhibition

Artist Statement  “If The Shoe Fits...Buy It" Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA 2010   Shoes are much more than pretty accessories. Throughout the ages, they have reflected the cultural and societal mores of their day. My particular interest lies in the paradox between the shoe’s status as a symbol of pollution and disrespect in many Eastern cultures, and the desirable, almost reverential status they enjoy in our post-industrial consumer society. My multi-media installation entitled If The Shoe Fits…Buy It touches upon the tensions within the subtext of these diverse shoe cultures.   In our cultu... [more]
Posted by Lilianne Milgrom on 3/20/13

2010 article for Vingt Paris: MAC/VAL

Sick of Paris? MAC/VAL – Worth the visit In the unlikely event that Paris is beginning to get tiresome,  Vingt Paris art correspondent Lilianne Milgrom offers a contemporary art experience just outside the Paris metropolis.   Val-de-Marne’s museum of contemporary art MAC/VAL is remarkable in many ways.  Notwithstanding the exceptional, world-class contemporary art exhibitions, this architectural gem is situated in the heart of an industrial, racially diverse town very much on the outskirts of Paris. Depending on your viewpoint, Vitry sur Seine is either an unexceptional Parisian suburb... [more]
Posted by Lilianne Milgrom on 3/20/13

It all boils down to those two little words....

It all boils down to those two little words… Article for Art and Beyond by Lilianne Milgrom Two years ago I spent six weeks at the d’Orsay Museum as the authorized copyist of Gustave Courbet’s infamous l’Origine du monde (The Origin of the World). This masterpiece is still considered the gold standard in erotic portraiture even though it was painted in 1866. About ten days into my stint as a copiste, I had an epiphany. L’origine du monde is not a painting of a nude woman; it is a painting of a naked woman. Not the same thing at all. This revelation might help explain the public’s intense... [more]
Posted by Lilianne Milgrom on 3/20/13