Art in Context

On Educated Guesses and a Velázquez
in New Haven

Deattributions often go unnoticed, in large part because nobody wants to publicize them. Conversely, it’s news when an artwork is promoted to the canon of a master.

Ready for Your Artist Residency?

Some practical lists of what to bring for your artist residency.

Who Decides What Is a Masterpiece?

I think art is a personal experience that cannot be labeled by the keeper of the gate.

An Open Secret

I have a confession to make. It’s a confession that most realists are reluctant to make because it reveals something that makes us feel uncomfortable.

The Aesthetic of the Ordinary

What is the aesthetic of the ordinary? The desire to capture something small, fleeting, or overlooked, that reveals something larger, intangible and significant.