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Looking For a Few Good Tenants: LA's New Downtown Gallery Scene

MutualArt | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

The onset of winter in Los Angeles feels more like spring anywhere else. After a few days of long-awaited rain, the hills were starting to show new green growth for the first time after a scorching dry summer.

A Unique Way to Celebrate the Arts and Support a Good Cause

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

The magazine has a history of supporting the arts, and for many years it featured artwork of respected American Artists as their covers.

Now Maine's Largest Museum

Henry Miller | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Henry Miller

With 38,000 square feet of exhibition space, it's small by museum standards. The Colby Museum's significance comes from both the outsized role that Maine has played in the history of American art.

A First For Alex Katz

VernissageTV | Posted 06.01.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

"Landscapes" is the title of the current solo show of the American painter Alex Katz at the museum Haus Konstruktiv in Zürich, Switzerland. At first,...

Alex Katz Retrospective Lands At Yale

J. Michael Welton | Posted 03.18.2013 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

For the past six decades, 85-year-old Alex Katz has documented - in a style that sometimes seems influenced by billboards or CinemaScope - a changing ...

Recalling the Other Henry Varnum Poor: The 'Poor' Poor

Daniel Grant | Posted 12.24.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Henry Varnum Poor, grandnephew of the money man who founded Standard & Poor's, was a painter of landscapes, portraits and still lifes, as well as an accomplished, if self-taught, ceramicist (and self-taught architect).

Alex Katz Turns 85 In Style

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.15.2012 | Arts

Alex Katz turns 85 this year, and it comes as no big surprise to his fans that the breezy cool figurative painter knows how to celebrate in style. Fro...

Our List Of Late-Blooming Artists May Surprise You

Posted 09.01.2012 | Arts

More often than not, our cultural heroes are barely of drinking age when they make their mark: Orson Welles was 25 when he created his masterpiece, "C...

My Maine Inspiration: Following in the Footsteps of American Artistic Tradition

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 10.17.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

Although I grew up in New York and have lived there for many years, I have a summer studio in Maine. Every summer I pack up and go to paint following the tradition of so many of America's painters from Winslow Homer to Alex Katz.

60 Years Of Light

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.25.2012 | Arts

Lois Dodd is not interested in telling stories. Just as snapshots transport us back to forgotten feelings, physical states, and even temperatures, so ...

A Motley Crew

Posted 05.04.2012 | Arts

With an art career spanning from 1920 to the 1980s, Alice Neel painted family, poets, singers, bohemians, strangers and celebrities. She famously stuc...

Music Mogul Tommy Mottola Opens Art Gallery

wsj.com | MARSHALL HEYMAN | Posted 09.04.2011 | Arts

EAST HAMPTON--With years of music experience under his belt, Tommy Mottola, the former head of Sony Music Entertainment and a mentor to such talent as...

Words and Pictures: at Tibor de Nagy and Condo's Subversive Art at The New Museum

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

On a random Friday afternoon between snowstorms, visitors to Tibor de Nagy's midtown gallery for the "Painters & Poets" exhibit marveled at the small ...

Art Auction for Charity in NYC

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

If you are a New Yorker, this is an event not to miss! Mark your calendar for May 24th. This year' ARTrageous promises to be the best ever! Kenny "B...

Anna Wintour For London's National Portrait Gallery Unveiled

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Artist Alex Katz unveiled a portrait of Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour, which will be hung in London's National Portrait Gallery from May until Se...