Ahead of His Time

A remarkable American photographer who saw beyond race to the humanity within.


A Thriving Art Market -- Where?

Ethiopia might be your last guess.  You would be wrong.


In the Windy City

What's new at the Art Institute of Chicago?  An ongoing exhibition of Rene Magritte's superb work.


Painter Extraordinaire

Joseph Turner was a remarkable artist.  Now, the Tate is presenting some of his later paintings -- among his best work.



New Work



Selfie II
Acrylic on canvas
11x14

Still . . . Life

If you're an admirer of Paul Cezanne's still life paintings, you will be most interested in a showing of his work in Philadelphia.


Art Copies Life

A German artist has found a unique way to bring Van Gogh to life . . . at least a part of him.


By the Beautiful Sea

Who painted la mer as distinctively as any artist in history?  Turner, that's who.


Gordon Willis, R.I.P.

I'm late getting to this, but I wanted to give a genius his just due.  The life and work of the great cinematographer Gordon Willis.


Money, Money, Money, Money

The O'Jays sang the refrain . . . and it was all about the dollar signs earlier this month when Christie's set a one-night record of sales totaling a staggering $745 million.