Tag Archives: Sol LeWitt

Art is More than Painting

John Baldessari, a pioneer of conceptual art, felt he wasn’t going anywhere with painting and so in the late 1960s he had the “body” of work cremated and took home the ashes in a box. He made cookies from some … Continue reading

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Have You Been on the Subway Lately?

Ellen Driscoll’s “As Above, So Below” (right) is one of more than 225 works of art on the New York City Subway. That’s a larger art collection than many museums have. Faith Ringgold, Sol Lewitt, Romare Bearden and Raul Colon … Continue reading

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Going Postal

Henri Rousseau painted his amazing jungle scenes while working  as a tax collector in Paris. Herb Vogel worked as a postal clerk and his wife, Dorothy, worked as a librarian as they managed to build an impressive art collection. Labyrinth … Continue reading

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Art Show Today

Attending the Art Dealers Association of American 21st annual art show to benefit the Henry Street Settlement, I was most struck by two things: 1. The absolute magnificence and beauty of the Park Avenue Armory itself, and 2. The children’s … Continue reading

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