Why should an artist get so involved in protest that he lands in jail? In such a case, is protest an integral part of his art, or is it an expression of personal life, which has no relation to his art? I prefer to think the first Read More
Following a distinguished academic career (she is Edwards Professor of American History Emerita at Princeton University), Nell Painter returned to school and began a second career as an artist. She earned a BFA at Mason Gross School of the Arts Read More It’s axiomatic that there is a close relationship between what an artist chooses to hold in their hand, what they materially create, and what they hold to be the purpose of art. Engraving is a resistant and difficult medium Read More Donald Trump’s unexpected Electoral College victory in the presidential election last November and the solidification of Republican control of the House of Representatives, the Senate and a majority of statehouses Read More Since first encountering Bertolt Brecht’s “Writing the Truth: Five Difficulties” (1935) as a student, Hans Haacke has acted on the idea that art could be a vehicle for telling the truth—especially overlooked truths about the political and economic systems that govern our lives Read More Prints about politics during the French Revolution adopted specific ideological positions in the shifting landscape of the nascent republic. The clarity of their viewpoint, however, relied equally on the image and its text Read More “Rembrandt’s Religious Prints: The Feddersen Collection at the Snite Museum of Art” Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN 3 September– 26 November 2017 Read More Bolton Coit Brown (1864–1936) liked to set himself seemingly insurmountable physical and artistic challenges. Best known today as the collaborating printer of George Bellows’s (1882–1925) great lithographs of the 1920s, Brown was also an accomplished mountaineer and a serious artist in his own right Read More
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