Vermeer died twice. The first time was in 1675, after the Dutch art market collapsed.
Rob Colvin is the editor and publisher of Arts Magazine.
Artists Pick Artists: Matt Saunders
Matt Saunders creates unique photographs that are fabricated from the marks of his own paintings.
At Greenpoint Open Studios, Facing Many Closed Doors
Bankers talk about art and artists talk about money, according to Oscar Wilde.
How Serge Poliakoff Predicted 60 Years of Painting
Deep inside every great painting is the question of what it means to paint.
Animations that Show Their Material Roots
A silhouette of a horse is drawn mid-stride several times in layers to create the effect of motion.
A Japanese Artist Who Sculpted Rather Than Painted His Canvases
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — All of the frustration and sense of dislocation the Second World War had caused Yoshishige Furukawa was visible in the self-portrait he made after all his works were destroyed in air raids that burned down his parents’ home.
Fantastical Landscapes That Ripple Through Time
I didn’t quite know what I was getting into when I opted to review the current show of paintings by Jason Saager at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle.
Artists Pick Artists: Mathew Hale
Mathew Hale has responded to the seven questions by making entirely new works as answers.
A Charming Reverence for Color: Artists Revisit Paul Klee
For Alfred Barr, Director of MoMA, “not even Picasso approaches [Klee] in sheer inventiveness,” so this 20-artist exhibition, Paul Klee, is worth a look.
An Artist’s Hard-Earned Dream Drawings
HUDSON, N.Y. — One of the worst things an artist can have is too much skill.
Painting According to Frieze New York
It’s been about a hundred years since Kazimir Malevich supplanted all imagery in painting with iconic shapes that point not to this world but to one he thought would come.
Artists Pick Artists: Susan Morris
Susan Morris takes self-inventory — tracks the “I” — by actively collecting traces of herself through records of several kinds, and by several means.