Jumping the Art Shark

“I’m afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all its meaning.”  Andy Warhol (from Brainyquote) Could the New York art world be coming to grips with its own mortality?  The smell of desperation slamming headlong into the forces it seeks to win over is the main impression left after reading… Continue reading Jumping the Art Shark

Say What?????

“Any sort of pretension produces mediocrity in life and in art.”  Margot Fonteyn (from brainy quotes) While walking around at a large art exhibit, (see “Voices”), my friend and I overheard various comments and opinions on the art.  One conversation left us so puzzled that it continues to produce a smile even now.  It was… Continue reading Say What?????

Energy…Magnetism…What??

What makes people want to spend millions to acquire particular paintings or stand in line for hours to see a museum exhibition of art?  We have likely read many different accounts on the subject from art historians, curators and critics.  But do they really answer the question?  Descriptions of paint applications, color combinations, subject matter,… Continue reading Energy…Magnetism…What??