Biographers often find it amusing to note the job an artist had before becoming able to live off the sales of their artwork, but for artists those jobs are not just anecdotes.
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In effect, the job of today's artists who teach is to inspire students, making them aware of the aesthetic issues to be tackled but encouraging them to tackle these issues in their own way.
Larry was intellectual, literary, and one of the most brainy artists of his generation, but there was always the feeling in the art world that the more intellectual the artist, the less talented the painter.
The most sustaining force in an artist's life is supportive friendship with other artists. And if those friendships also are the basis for artistic collaboration, that is more marvelous still.
On a random Friday afternoon between snowstorms, visitors to Tibor de Nagy's midtown gallery for the "Painters & Poets" exhibit marveled at the small ...
Whether the curve of a mermaid, the muscled back of a donkey, or the quiet pride of a fisherman at sea, Paton Miller's paintings speak to the "we" that ties humanity together.
The Jewish Museum is the perfect setting for this stunning major retrospective of Many Ray in all his multiple phases and innovations.
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