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Art Historians Miss the Mark: Follow the Money Trail for Surprising Revelations About Renaissance Art

Bernard Starr | Posted 02.24.2017 | Arts
Bernard Starr

Marginalizing patrons or placing them out of sight feeds the illusion of art historians that Renaissance artists created their artworks in a romantic trance oblivious to the economic, political, social, theological, and personal factors that defined and constrained the creative process.

Cloud Galleries: The Rise of the Virtual Art Establishment

Rachel Mason | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Rachel Mason

There is an explosion of creative activity on the ground (or in the cloud) and it is in these places that artists have an abundance of power and these digital endeavors are playing out in many conversations in art publications and institutions.

On the "A" w/Souleo: More Than Enough White Curators?

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 04.01.2014 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

"There needs to be a conscious decision to develop relationships with independent curators of all cultural backgrounds to see what the possibilities are."

London's Superpowered Russian Week: Cocktails, Controversy & a Communist Kiss

Simon Hewitt | Posted 03.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

There was controversy wherever you looked during London Russian Week in late November. And I'm not just talking about the blink-and-you've-missed-it t...

What Artists Need to Know About Gallerists Staying Current

Mat Gleason | Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Studio visits? Where will the time come from? Artists should know that gallerists probably don't get out and stay current.

The Unexpected Job You May Already Be Qualified For | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

Are you passionate about history, art or science? Have you assembled an interesting personal collection over the years? A museum may be the perfect pl...

What If a Curator's Agenda Doesn't Match the Artist's?

Paul Klein | Posted 01.24.2013 | Chicago
Paul Klein

Why is this trend of curators thinking they're artists not over yet? Why don't curators recall that their job is to enhance art and artists and not to use them as raw material for their own agenda?

The U.S. Government's (Many) Art Curators

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Washington, D.C. may be renowned for its uncurated collection of gladhanders and ideologues, but the nation's capitol is less well-known as the home of numerous art, antiques and artifacts collections that aren't housed in museums.