A newly released study claims that 2 meter-heigh bronze statues of nude men riding panthers are by Michelangelo Buonerroti. Known ever since as the “Rothschild bronzes,” they will soon be on view at Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam Museum. If this is correct, they will be the only known surviving bronze works by Michelangelo.
Artist Statement: I am captivated and drawn to the human form, the glow and spirit that comes from within. To capture this on larger than life canvases, feels to me, as an intimate and sensual merging of empathy and paint. The human presence stripped bare of pretense and accouterments is simply alive, revealing a deeply personal identity, present […]
AMEN: A PRAYER FOR THE WORLD is on exhibit in New York at the Cathedral of St. John the Devine, now through November 23rd. It is one of the artistic programs of CARAVAN, which was started in 2009 in Cairo, Egypt as an interfaith arts festival, and which has since grown into a global effort to encourage bridge-building […]
The Rye Arts Center, Rye New York Curated by Bob Clyatt Early this summer, right outside the boundaries of “The City” with all it’s contemporary galleries, at the Rye Arts Center in Rye, New York, a collection of high-quality artworks curated by sculptor Bob Clyatt was presented to the world. Beyond Rodin: New Directions in […]