Art in Context

Whistler’s Travels

The painter best known for artful evanescence may still surprise us for the exactness of drawing that characterizes his prints.

A Summer on the Streets

An ode to artistic friendship and the serendipity of plein-air cityscape painting.

Remembering Walter Liedtke

For Walter Liedtke, it was imperative to humanize rather than deify artists.

Neil Welliver Oil Studies

Welliver's palette, devoid of earth tones, was chosen to suggest the presence of air and to create an image that would parallel, rather than replicate, the luminosity of nature.

The Art Students League and the Lyme Art Colony

The Art Students League of New York is inextricably connected to the history of Old Lyme, Connecticut.

    We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth. — Pablo Picasso