Pushing the Envelope

Can you call what Belgian Carsten Holler is doing "art?"  His new exhibit at New York's New Museum tests the limit.

The Fate of the Masters?

Did stolen masterpieces from a French museum end up as trash?  One of the alleged perpetrators says so.

Painting the Prehistoric Town

South African scientists have found evidence of humans 100,000 years ago mixing and using paint.  Fascinating.

Money, Honey

It is the age-old question:  What is art, and what makes it valuable?  Here's a thought-provoking essay from Sal Randolph passed along by Denny Elliott, a friend and fine artist in his own right.  Once you've read it, fire away!

New Art

Pencil on paper
October 2011