Robert Frank: ‘The Americans’ Opens at Cantor Arts Center

Robert Frank: ‘The Americans’ Opens at Cantor Arts Center

Robert Frank once stated that there are too many images and too many cameras in today’s world. The 20th-century photographer commented, “we’re all being watched,” and it becomes sillier and sillier. With the massive output of presented images, that perhaps “all action is meaningless. Nothing is really all that special. It’s just life.” He went […]

Hale Woodruff: Remembering the Life and Legacy of an Artist

Hale Woodruff: Remembering the Life and Legacy of an Artist

On this day in art history, the American social-realist painter, Hale Aspacio Woodruff was born (August 26, 1900). Woodruff once said, “I believe that every artist whatever his racial or national identity should interpret his life experience and beliefs in his own individual manner.” Considered a real voice of civil rights, Hale Woodruff was a […]

Marsden Hartley Berlin Exhibition at the LACMA

Marsden Hartley Berlin Exhibition at the LACMA

The 20th century American modernist painter, Marsden Hartley had an affinity for Europe. He often gathered with a circle of American artists that included John Marin, Arthur Dove, Georgia O’Keeffe, Charles Demuth, Edward Steichen and Alfred Stieglitz. In 1912, after a successful exhibition at the 291  gallery in New York, the Maine native, Marsden Hartley […]

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