Arlene Bujese, Chair of the East End Hospice Box Art Auction, giving the Annual Citizens Award to Ruth Appelhof, August 2017.
As a Visiting Scholar at the American Academy in Rome my research took an interesting turn. Since I spent most every day in my room for 6 weeks thinking about Lee Krasner and my relationship with her, it became clear that we were very much alike. Her family didn’t really encourage her to become an artist and, like mine, [...]
The celebrated art historian and critic, Barbara Rose came to visit me in Rome. I mentioned in in one of my posts when I was there but I wanted to say a bit more about how important that visit was to me. Among the many exhibitions, documentary films and books she has authored, Barbara is known for her retrospective [...]
Lee Krasner’s story is a very important part of an article I wrote for Pulse magazine that is on the stands this month (July-August 2017). The article is about color and, clearly, she really had a great eye for color and for good art in general—hers and others. I hope you enjoy! Here's a link to the story: lipulse.com/2017/07/06/designers-and-artists-reveal-the-power-of-the-palette/ [...]
Great Art for a Great Cause - 2017 Box Art Auction to Benefit East End Hospice It was 17 years ago that supporters of the East End Hospice first asked 100 well-known area artists to take a small, unadorned box and create a unique work of art that could be put up for auction to benefit Hospice. That Box Art [...]
I'm in Venice at the Biennale Arte. Yesterday we went to the Arsenale - the best part of this huge exhibition. Michelle Stuart is included with a wonderful selection of her work. Michelle has lived for years in Amagansett in the summers. I have always found her work fascinating- references our human relationship.to nature. I curated an exhibition in [...]