Entering the mighty Guggenheim Museum on Fifth Avenue can be a spiritual experience for many of us, particularly when one is eagerly anticipating a riveting survey exhibition by Christopher Wool, an artist whose time has come.
As those of you know from reading my observations on creativity, I have certainly penned plenty of film and book reviews, which often supplement my standard fare of art essays about talented artists that I admire.
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the sizzling streets of Chelsea, not expecting to discover something particularly notable in the typical "summer show" venues but nevertheless making the rounds, out pops a truly unique and memorable exhibition that is shaking things up.
Recently, I had the pleasure to be the moderator for a panel whose distinguished participants included Mr. Benson and were part of "Artist as Author," an unusual exhibition at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County museum in Lake Worth, Florida.
Artists are told that they must take an active role in the development of their careers, this brings up the question of whether or not self-pay garners the same art world esteem as when someone else is the underwriter.
A potential treat while driving across the country can be the discovery of offbeat town names, like Art City, Utah. Since I saw that one, I have kept my eyes peeled for more examples, and I have collected literally hundreds of crazy sounding places.
Art... has represented the United States in its embassies and consulates around the world by putting our "best foot forward" in the spirit of creativity and cooperation among nations and showcasing some of America's most respected contemporary artists.