Articles

THE CURATOR who HUMANIZED MICHELANGELO, 'IL DIVINO'

An exclusive interview with Carmen Bambach at The Met

She brought Michelangelo to the center stage of arts and culture
for 91 days...

THE UNBROKEN LINE: OLD and NEW MASTERS

An exhibition like no other at Robert Simon Fine Art

An exquisite conversation has started between the past and the present...

A
RESURGENCE
of ART

Ateliers lead the art world toward exalting excellence in beauty

There’s a group of artists who most of the general public has yet to know exist...

‘Traditional Versus Contemporary Perspectives in the Art World’

A panel discussion at the Salmagundi Art Club

Artists, Jacob Collins, Alex Kanevsky, and Alyssa Monks, moderated by editor-in-chief of Fine Art Connoisseur, Peter Trippi.

Celebrating
the Philosopher
of Beauty

Princeton University honors Sir Roger Scruton

“Roger has written pretty much about everything that matters..."
– Alicja Gescinska, philosopher

Affirming
the Art in Architecture

Richard Cameron shares his journey towards classicism

“The things that endure had an artistic intent and an artistic value to them because architects where always trained as fine artists.”
–Richard Cameron

American Masters Exhibition Revives a Historic Oasis for Art Lovers

10th anniversary exhibition at Salmagundi

Just one glance across an airport waiting room set the course for putting a historical art organization
back on the map.

The Next Step
in
‘A Soldier’s Journey’

Sculptor Sabin Howard’s World War I national monument

Featuring the groundbreaking ceremony of a monumbental work currently in progress.

The Grand
Gateway
in Waiting

Envisioning the New-Old Penn Station

“You get some sense of the created order of the universe that is just really comforting.” –Richard Cameron

Valentin de Boulogne Unfolds the Unrelenting Drama of Life

The Met’s tour de force exhibition on a forgotten master

The paintings spew such emotive force that they can knock you about into sensory overload and then leave you in a state of intrigue.

Self-Portraits: Meeting
the Artist
Eye-to-Eye

Eleventh Street Arts features 28 artists’ self-portraits

The viewing of a self-portrait is an intimate meeting of gazes of the artist and viewer, separated in time and place.

The Divine
Creative Process
of
Michelangelo

Tour de force drawings exhibition at The Met

“The towering genius of Michelangelo can remind us that art is timeless and larger than ourselves. It nourishes the spirit. Art can provide solace in grief and instill a sense of hope in humanity.” –Carmen Bambach, curator

Florence Academy of Art
Bridges Old and New in the US

After FAA students complete the program, it’s up to them to decide what they want to say and how to develop their own vision, Sokol said. “That’s a search that can go on for your whole life.”

Iconic
Andrew Wyeth
Stirs Deep Emotions in New Retrospective

“I do more painting when I am not painting. … I begin to see an emotion building up before I even put it down on the panel.” – Andrew Wyeth

Cultivating Mastery at
The Barnes Atelier of Art

The intense concentration, coupled with the peaceful atmosphere in the quaint atelier, forges diamonds—a wonderful environment for painters to emerge within the classical realist tradition.

Profiles & Interviews

These articles feature some of the most admirable artists I have come across—designers, painters, sculptors, draftsmen, architects, photographers, filmmakers, conservators, musicians, etc. They are admirable not only because of the amazing and beautiful works they create, but more so because they are good people. Within the struggles of daily living they strive to be even better. The creative process is a humbling process that constantly reminds them of how they are serving as conduits for the inexplicably transcendent.

Artist and Atelier Founder
Jacob Collins
on the Vitality of Masterful Art

June 9, 2015

The Man Who Knows
the ‘Girl With a Pearl Earring’
Most Intimately

The insights of conservator
Jorgen Wadum

February 16, 2016

Making Waves, Edward Minoff
Dares to Paint Beautiful Seascapes

March 3, 2016

Artist Tony Curanaj’s
Endless Search for Virtuosity

August 11, 2016

Affirming the Art in Architecture Richard Cameron
shares his journey towards classicism

February 12, 2017

Artist Anthony Baus
Time Travels to the Source: An unapologetically traditional artist thinks on a grand scale

September 9, 2016

Artist Katie G. Whipple
Kindles Joy and Contemplation

July 6, 2017

Sculptor Sabin Howard
in Service of Something Bigger

November 5, 2016

The Spark and Wisdom of Artist
Burton Silverman

January 18, 2017

The Unfolding Creative Process of Artist Jordan Sokol

December 13, 2017

International Painter Carlos Madrid, Seeker of Harmony

July 22, 2018

Artist Fernando Martin Diez-Cabeza Unveils
‘The Gentleman With the Red Bow Tie’

October 27, 2016

Artist Thomas Kegler
Celebrates the Creation of Nature

September 1, 2018

Artist Mario A. Robinson’s Love of Real Life

September 25, 2018
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Artist Patricia Watwood
Imagines Transforming Worlds

January 6, 2017

Justin Wood
Casts a Calming Spell
With His Paintings

March 10, 2016

The Captivating Journey of
Dina Brodsky’s
Miniature Paintings

February 5, 2018

Artist Jessica Artman
Finds Freedom in Structure

August 31, 2017

Sculptor Charlie Mostow
Keeps It Universal

April 11, 2017

Zoe Dufour
Aims to Sculpt Empathy

May 19, 2016

Patrick Byrnes
Paints Portraits of Intimacy

March 17, 2016

Artist Elizabeth Beard
on Reconnecting With Beauty

March 25, 2016

Artist Samuel Hung
Evokes Playfulness

March 31, 2016

Devin Cecil-Wishing,
an Artist Who Paints Light

April 26, 2016

Sally Fama Cochrane
on Painting Allegories of the Body

May 5, 2016

Photo portrait of artist Sally Fama Cochrane

Artist Gregory Mortenson
Exalts the Human Spirit

December 28, 2016

Artist Brendan Johnston’s
Profound Search to Affirm Life

April 7, 2016

Artist Edmond Rochat
Evokes Layered Emotions

June 17, 2016

Artist M. Tobias Hall
Celebrates Connection, Presence, and Life: A Work in Progress

June 26, 2018

Harvey Dinnerstein,
the Artist With Thirsty Eyes

July 21, 2017

Frederick Ross
on Art Collecting With Integrity

September 2, 2016

Arsentiy Kharitonov,
a Maverick Pianist

May 27, 2016

Rodney Smith’s Photography
for Life’s Sake

December 23, 2015

David Fray, a Most Inspired Pianist

November 1, 2015

Pianist Hélène Grimaud
on Her Tribute to Water

February 22, 2016

The Photographer Who Loves America Revisiting 'The Americans'
with Robert Frank

June 30, 2017

The Power and Sensitivity of Pianist Dmitri Levkovich

December 2, 2016

The Artistry and Forbearance of New York City Ballet’s Sara Mearns

December 4, 2015

Visionary Landscape and Urban Designer Diana Balmori
on Working With Nature

June 19, 2015

The Multifaceted
Prince Dimitri of Yugoslavia

February 6, 2015

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