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A Record-Breaking Year at Auction: A Look Back at 2013

MutualArt | Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

Leading experts to conclude that a new dawn for the art market has begun, leaving the Great Recession of 2008 in the dust

Interview With the Youngest Artist to Have Ever Officially Painted Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Lisa Chau | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Lisa Chau

Furr's grandmother introduced him to oil paints when he was 12 years old. He would set up a still life with fruit and paint it. He was obsessed -- he loved and still loves oil paint and the distinct smell of pure turpentine. "I was lucky. I found my dharma at age 12 years," he says.

The Art Fairs of Frieze Week 2013

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.

What Do Foreign Tourists Think Of The U.S.?

Peter Mandel | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

It's high time, I think, that we stopped forcing everyone to pore over our own vacation albums and, for once, take a peek at theirs. For example, what do tourists from abroad think of traveling here? Are they keen on American food, comfy in our hotels? Do they find it tricky getting around?

The Next Francis Bacon?

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.28.2013 | Arts

If you thought Francis Bacon had a monopoly on grotesque and fragmented painted forms, think again. A new group exhibition at Marlborough Chelsea feat...

Leonid Lerman at McKee Gallery

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

What is most notable about the art of Lerman is the way in which he incorporates an element of humanity into the texture and surfaces of the glazed terracotta he employs.

Happy Birthday Philip Guston!

Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of abstract cartoonist extraordinaire, Philip Guston. The notable painter and printmaker who served as a bridge between abstract...

Painters' Table: Top 10 Best Posts, January 2012

Brett Baker | Posted 04.14.2012 | Arts
Brett Baker

Some of the best posts, however, have been focused on what's happening in the studio. In addition to studio visits and interviews, there were posts on visual practice including Christopher Chippendale's essay Fluidity in Focus.

Painters' Table: 21 Great Painting Posts from 2011

Brett Baker | Posted 03.02.2012 | Arts
Brett Baker

From the nearly 700 postsfeatured on Painters' Table in 2011, the following twenty represent a unique take on the state of painting in 2011.

September's 10 Best Painting Articles

Brett Baker | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
Brett Baker

Given the abundance of great exhibitions it's not surprising that there were plenty of excellent painting posts in September. Ten fantastic posts are below, and you can find more daily at Painters' Table, the magazine of the painting blogosphere.

Top 10 Best Painting Articles

Brett Baker | Posted 09.14.2011 | Arts
Brett Baker

From an exhibition of new landscape and portrait paintings by Leon Kossoff, who works for years on each canvas, to an exhibition of "Unfinished Painti...

Aggravated Abstraction: Robert Feintuch's Portraits

David Coggins | Posted 06.05.2011 | Arts
David Coggins

Robert Feintuch is that rare thing: a serious painter and a reasonable man. His work is figurative but is neither radical nor reactionary. It's mar...

Top Ten Best Painting Posts in February on Painter's Table

Brett Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Brett Baker

February 2011, a month that saw a preponderance of painting exhibitions in New York also produced some instantly classic painting blog posts. Don't m...

From The Painter's Table: January's Ten Most Popular Posts

Brett Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Brett Baker

Snowbound January days, it seems, were good for painting, reading, and blogging, at least if the painting blogosphere is an indicator.

Mazurki: The Multiple Meanings of a Philip Guston Drawing

John Seed | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts
John Seed

2011-01-11-dfjkd.jpgPhilip Guston valued looking, poetry, ambiguity, suggestion, collaboration and introspection.

Stretching Time - In the Studio of Ahmed Alsoudani

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

When we think of violence and visual art, often what comes to mind are scenes documenting brutality and its aftermath in a linear fashion - a sh...

CultureZohn: Ab Ex NY: A Contemporary Re-Telling of the Abstract Expressionist Tale Opens at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-09-30-rothpull.jpgOnce upon a time, a group of American artists fought to distinguish themselves from their European elders and peers. They took as their quest nothing less than re-inventing art.

Off the C(H)uff: Zaha Hadid and Her MAXXI Museum in Rome

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-07-02-museum.jpgAn interview with the starchitecta tells of her work, her life and how to get it done.

Jakub Julian Ziolkowski's Dark and Amusing Paintings Opens at Hauser & Wirth

Marina Cashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

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Lisa Yuskavage: The Journey of an Art Star by Patricia Zohn

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-06-25-outsidepull.jpg Yuskavage says -- using the lexicon of sex to describe her process -- "I can't paint as a bottom. I have to paint as a top."