A half century of strong creative and architectural patronage by the industrialists who had ruled American life since the Gilded Age was written off with a sneer by the exhibition’s organizer, Alfred Barr: We’re asked to take severely the architectural taste of real-estate speculators, renting brokers, and mortgage brokers.” In different phrases, the making of art was far too critical to be left to sentimental shoppers who might mistakenly want a narrative painting with a clear ethical message, or a facsimile of a villa that they had admired in Tuscany. Hamilton C, Hinks S, Petticrew M. Arts for health: still looking for the Holy Grail. It’s heartening to listen to so many people including their voices and artistic ability to this growing area of inquiry.
What an unimaginable array of proficient artists from all over the world entered the inaugural Womankind Art + Illustration Award! But quantifiable data can solely … Read More