A Style Like No Other

There was only one Hunter S. Thompson.  And there was only one Ralph Steadman, the artist whose tortured, mordantly funny drawings accompanied so much of Dr. Gonzo's best writing.  Now, there's a movie devoted to Steadman's life and work. 

Another Day at the Salt Mine

The hauntingly beautiful photographs of Emma Phillips.


What's new at the National Gallery?  An exhibition of modern German painting and drawings.

Tips From Soneone Who Should Know

Want to succeed at your art?  Here are some on-point suggestions from Susanne du Toit, a painter who's won accolades for her striking portraiture.

David: Size Matters

How did Michelangelo come to create his oversize masterpiece?  Here's the story.


It may have sold for millions, but it appears this painting was relegated to the trash heap.  Remarkable.

Of a Time Lost

Photographer Nancy Warner's released a new book that captures with deep feeling a way of life in this country that's fast disappearing.  Very powerful.

Hunt and Peck? Think Again

Everyone's fooled around creating an emoticon or two.  But what happens when really creative artists use their ten fingers on the keyboard of that ancient beast known as a "typewriter?"

New Work

Selfie I
Acrylic on canvas


What's new at the Whitney?

Bush League?

George W. Bush hasn't been idle these past few years.  He's taken up the brush, and his portraits are now part of an exhibition at his Presidential library.