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Entries by David Galenson from 12/2012

Portrait of Lucian Freud

| Posted 12.06.2012 | Arts

In 2003, the critic Martin Gayford began sitting for a portrait by Lucian Freud. In 2010, Gayford published his journal of the sittings as a book. Among his reflections, we get glimpses of Freud's attitudes and methods that create a portrait of a great experimental artist at work.

Self-Portrait of Gyula Kosice

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

The art world is not flat. When I imagine the contour map of a metaphorical art world, there are high walls around some places, and Argentina is one of these.

Old Age and Creativity in Art and Science

| Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts

One of the most widespread and persistent myths about creativity is that it is the domain of the young.