ARTISTIC LEGACIES

From the Beaux-Arts tradition to the innovation of Art Forum

Frédéric Jousset has spanned the gamut in the arts in the course of his career. Raised in an artistic family—his mother, Marie-Laure Jousset was the Chief Curator at Beaubourg and his father, [...]

An homage to friendship among women and to writing

It is unspeakably sad to lose one’s best friends. Even more so, perhaps, when the bonds of friendship are interwoven with professional mentorship and mutual support, a deep emotional [...]

Zola champions Manet

Individualism, Autonomy and Originality in Art If any art collection can be said to have a profound impact upon the history of art and aesthetics, the paintings exhibited at the Salon de Refusés [...]

Intoxication: Artistic Fame and the Magnetic Persona

No matter what they may say, few artists create art  only for themselves. Just as few writers write only for themselves (unless they’re only writing in a journal, and even then, they may do it [...]

Carole Feuerman’s Art

Carole Feuerman‘s life-like–yet larger-than-life sculptures–are known throughout the world. During the 1970’s, she was a pioneer of Hyperrealism, along with Duane Hanson and John De Andrea. Her [...]

The Impressionist movement and the artwork of Chris van Dijk

More than a style of art, Impressionism is a movement and a unique way of looking at the world that was shocking in its day and continues to have relevance to contemporary artists s. Originally, [...]

A First-Class Experience: CEO Paul Glantz re-Emagines Movie Theaters 

Ten years ago, many thought that movie theaters would go by the wayside, the way the video rental industry has. With the rise in popularity of Netflix (founded in 1997), Hulu (founded in 2007) [...]

Realism in Contemporary Art

The aesthetic revolution that occurred during the twentieth century is unprecedented in the history of Western art. Even the invention of one-point perspective and the soft shading that gives the [...]

Sensuality in art: The erotic versus the pornographic

Quite justifiably, we believe that there’s a fine line between sensuality and sexuality. We also believe that there’s a difference between pornography and art. In fact, these two distinctions [...]

Desire

Edson Campos’ postromantic painting, Desire, holds up a mirror to both sides of desire: its beauty, sensuality and temptation and its potential dangers. The painting is enveloped in a crimson [...]