Art in Context

How to Make the Most Out of an Artist Residency

Reconciling the dream of your residency with your reality is like any creative imagining.

“I Will Make Something of Myself.”

A review of Paula Modersohn-Becker at Galerie St. Etienne

 by Jerry Weiss.

Why Should an Artist Seek Out a Residency?

An effective residency isn’t so much a creative retreat (“art camp”) as it is a retreat to create (“art work”).

An Abstinent Palette

"I absolutely think that a picture has the best effect in strictly coloristic regards the fewer colors there are in it."

Andrea del Sarto at the Frick

A survey of the Renaissance master’s drawings lands in New York.