TheGreatNude visited the Eleanor Ettinger Gallery on 57th Street to see their exhibition British Figurative Art, a wonderful collection of British artists, several of whom focus on works featuring the nude. We were fortunate enough to have gallery owner Fran Bradford give us a personally guided tour.
Edgar Degas at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston Oct 9, 2011 – Feb 5, 2012 The imagery that first comes to mind when you hear the name Degas is familiar to everyone of course. Ballerinas, ballerinas and of course young ballerinas – most of whom are disturbingly pubescent. It’s refreshing then that the Museum […]
Nathan Sawaya: The Art of the Brick Museum Tour Archive: 2011 Had I been exposed to the Lego creations of Nathan Sawaya as a boy I may have had inspiration to a higher artistic calling than to create Lego towns which my friends and I subsequently destroyed in our playing of war games in my […]
The idea that an artist hires others to create their works is not a new phenomenon. Some think the practice began with Warhol because he was so blatant about the use of assistants to create mass-produced works. But even with masters such as Rubens and Raphael, the use of assistants to produce artworks is an old practice. Whatever […]