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Frans Hals

Velazquez in Paris

David Galenson | Posted 05.14.2015 | Arts
David Galenson

Diego de Velazquez, the greatest of court painters, ironically was an unlikely candidate for that job.

Visiting the Oldest Dutch Master: The Frans Hals Museum

David Galenson | Posted 12.17.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Frans Hals is often overshadowed by the other two great artistic geniuses of the Dutch Golden Age, Rembrandt van Rijn and Johannes Vermeer. Yet there is one dimension in which Hals stands clearly apart.

Do Museums Love Themselves More Than They Love Art?

Edward Goldman | Posted 10.31.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

One of the most despicable things that can happen to a great work art is to be willfully cut in pieces for the greedy purpose of making more money through multiple sales.

A Summer Of Art Events In NYC

Posted 09.22.2011 | Arts

(Via Mutual Art) In keeping with tradition, the art world has taken its usual late-summer vacation, with many venues and events on hiatus in July a...