American Vanguards Graham, Davis, Gorky and De Kooning

Graham, Davis, Gorky, De Kooning and their circle, 1927–1942. Sometimes the best shows are not on Manhattan, but not too far away. Like this show in the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase NY that’s on now. There are more than sixty works of art from America’s most inventive artists between late 1920s and early […]

Angelica Kauffman ~ Historical Painter, ahead of her time

Angelica Kauffman was one of the most successful and internationally celebrated artists of the 18th century. Swiss/British, 1741-1807 Kauffman achieved extraordinary recognition for a female artist of her day, thanks to her talent and open-minded father who taught her painting… Angelica Kauffman was a child prodigy. it was her exceptional talent that encouraged her father, […]

NY Art Book Fair, Sept 30–Oct 1

Printed Matter, Inc. Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference The NY Art Book Fair September 30–October 1, 2011   MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Avenue at 46th Avenue Long Island City, NY   The Contemporary Artists’ Books Conference is a dynamic, two-day event focused on emerging practices and debates within art-book culture. For the first time, the Conference […]

San Francisco Art Institute MFA Applications Spring 2012: Apply Now

The San Francisco Art Institute is one of those institutions that any artist always wished he/she could have gone there… at least for a semester. It’s that great of an inspiring place with lots of talented teachers and other artists who live/work there. In case you’re a budding artist, well, here is your opportunity: NOW […]

Ansel Adams Photographs :: Video Documentary PART 1

This post today could be considered a present to butting artists and lovers of the photos of Ansel Adams. It entails an Artist Documentary on Ansel Adams which was created in 1981, in his last final years.  This seven part documentary offers great insights in both the person and the photographer, called Ansel Adams, as […]

Art 42 Basel (2011)

It’s coming up: Art Basil – time. Time to book your ticket for Switzerland, if you haven’t yet, is today.   The world league art show in Basil will start June 14, 2011, and continue till June 19. As per previous years, Art Basil has a wide range of contemporary art disciplines that it aims to […]

Art Education is not art education is not art education

3 art education opportunities + 3 countries + 3 art focal points + 3 art faculty = 3 totally different learning experiences:   1. MA Curatorial & Critical Studies;  Frankfurt, Germany 2. Gwangji Bienanale Int’l Curator Course, China 3. MFA Graduate Programs, Maryland Institute College of Art, US   The opportunities to study art are […]

Salvador Dali Museum

The US art community can rejoice: a renewed Salvador Dalí museum (nicknamed, ‘the Dalí’) has just opened on its new premises: 1 Dalí Blvd, St. Petersburg, Florida, this January 11,’11 at 11:11.   The Dalí’ Museum, A New Era In line with Dali’s amazing sense of lines and space, the museum is an  amazing structure […]

Cézanne’s Most Famous Paintings

Some would answer the question ‘What are Paul Cézanne’s most famous painting’ with a statement that there is no single most famous painting by him; all his paintings are famous!!   However, this is not entirely true, as some paintings are of higher quality, have more art historic value, while others we’ve never even seen as […]

New Job 2011: Chairman at the Pratt Institute?

Yes, believe it or not, but the School of Art and Design at the Pratt Institute is looking for new chairmen or chairwomen for three of their departments: Art and Design Education Fashion Design Film/Video and Photography   All three departments are located on Pratt’s historic 25-acre campus in the culturally rich and diverse neighborhood […]