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The Artist and the Astronaut by Bruce Helander

Bruce Helander | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Chicago artist Marla Friedman's recent portrait sculpture of the legendary Apollo 13 astronaut Captain James A. Lovell, Jr. follows the historic and t...

A Rose for Martha's Vineyard

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 08.31.2014 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

The earliest memory Rose has of creating art was when she was five-years old. She would sit with pencils in her hand and draw and draw until she was exhausted.

The Enduring Legacy of Clark Hulings

Brandon Kralik | Posted 08.02.2014 | Arts
Brandon Kralik

Clark Hulings was an American master painter who was said to be able to describe air itself with paint. Surviving, even thriving, as a realist painter throughout the second half of the 20th century was no easy feat but Hulings had the talent and dedication.

Visionary Artist Will Barnet Dies At 101

The New York Times | KEN JOHNSON | Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

Will Barnet, a printmaker and painter known for elegantly stylized portraits and classically composed visions of beautiful women and children, died on...

David Smith's Show at the Whitney

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 03.13.2012 | Arts
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

Oh, was I ever looking forward to seeing David Smith's work at the Whitney! I actually loved his early work best. Some of his sculpture looked...

100-Year-Old Artist's First Retrospective

Posted 11.16.2011 | Arts

The art world can be a fickle beast. A young artist may find themselves rapidly ascending to the top only to feel the sting of Warhol's '15 minutes of...

Art Chat: Interview With Figurative Painter David Jon Kassan

Emily Waldorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Emily Waldorf

In an age of post-abstract representational painting, Brooklyn-based artist David Jon Kassan's stark realism separates him from the pack.