A masterpiece hinges on the artist's pure interaction with the subject.
This seventeenth-century woman seems so completely connected with her surroundings and the present moment that a very ordinary scene begins to be elevated to a whole new level.
The world of the university art department is another creature altogether from the independent art school.
There is no such thing as a correct or neutral palette. Every palette has an agenda; it aids and even encourages you to paint a certain way.
The G.I. Bill created the circumstances that provoked searching questions about where and how best to educate artists.