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Art Smart

11 . 06 . 08

I often worry about the future of art and that parents might encourage their children to become doctors or lawyers or bankers…well, maybe not bankers anymore…instead of fostering their love of art. So I like to support anyone who has made a career out of their passion and become an artist and now you can […]

A New Day

11 . 04 . 08

Michelle and Sasha Obama Listening to Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention August 2008, Elizabeth Peyton

I am beyond excited that today is the beginning of the JMW Turner exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York which runs through September 21, 2008. Joseph Mallord William Turner was born in London in 1775 and began painting at the age of 14, studied at the Royal Academy Schools later became […]

I was so saddened to learn that artist Robert Rauschenberg died today at the age of 82. His “Combines” show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 2005/2006 was one of my all time favorites. The art I’ve featured here is from that show and althought most of it dates from the 1950’s, it is […]

I had been meaning to write a post about Italian art collector Giuseppe Panza and his book Memories of a Collector for a few months but kept putting it off. Then I saw the book on a desk in the BKH designed room at the Kips Bay Show House and decided that it was now […]

Marc Jacobs is a testament to what kind of art collection you can amass in a short amount of time. You would never know it from his front row that he was intimidated by the art world and didn’t even start collecting until five years ago. I have a friend who works for the designer […]

Let’s Buy Art!

10 . 15 . 07

I stopped by the Domino Bazaar on Saturday and I have to say that I was underwhelmed. I’m not sure what I was expecting but I didn’t find anything I wanted to buy and it was set up so that you kept running into people even though it wasn’t that crowded. There was one high […]

I think I mentioned once before that my study of art history has left me with a pretty good photographic memory. I think it was all that memorizing for compare and contrast exams. So this is probably the reason that I kept noticing very similar artwork in the homes profiled in quite a few magazine […]