What makes artists revered as great beyond their own time? What do all the greatest artists have in common?Read More
Fine art prints offer an entry point into real art collecting.
Art collecting can be rewarding financially, esthetically, socially and even spiritually.Read More
Green Holly Greetings is a departure from what we tend to think of as seasonal images, such as decorated evergreen trees, candles, cardinals (all used previously by me), and move into the green that the press covers most at this time of year: Money.Read More
Bravo to Joel Wachs and the Warhol Foundation for the transparent and courageous stand against censorship, while promoting visual art.
In a letter to Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, President Wachs writes, “For the arts to flourish the arts must be free, and the decision to censor this important work is in stark opposition to our mission to defend freedom of expression wherever and whenever it is under attack.”Read More
As an artist Warhol’s work continues to inspire and effect my own. He is one of the greatest artistic influences on my work. His use of symbols in Pop Art, especially in his later work, mutates through other artists such as Jasper Johns and Word Artists like Jenny Holzer and Lawrence Weiner to become the strokes of my Post Conceptual Art in the twenty-first century. Warhol’s influence on my work becomes visually obvious with my Essence Portrait of him.Read More
Post Conceptual Art uses symbols for every stroke. It is a direct historical descendant from Andy Warhol’s work, such as the his Last Supper paintings towards the end of his life, where he uses logos (symbols) including from Dove Soap and General Electric to reference religious concepts of the Holy Spirit and Light.Read More
Michael Zansky is the artistic purveyor of the decay, debris and demise in an alternate universe of our civilization. His kinetic, symbolic and darkly playful work has some roots in more cheerful work of Alexander Calder.Read More
Andy Warhol proclaimed that each person would have 15 minutes of fame. He also strove to remove the handmade quality of art, trying to make it mechanical, in part reflecting the popular media images of his society. I doubt he ever conceived that everyone could have an opportunity to be an artist for 15 minutes, but due to today’s advances in technology it is.Read More