June 18, 2016

“Only a really great artist can say everything without saying anything at all.”

 EPOCH TIMES, June 17, 2016

Transient by Edmond Rochat

May 18, 2016

Cooper & Smith artist Gregg Kreutz painting on location in NYC. Directed by Lucy Kreutz.

May 18, 2016

Cooper & Smith artist James L. McElhinney on the history and importance of journal painting.

February 24, 2016

The Florence Academy honored patron Judith Pond Kudlow, along with Christopher Forbes of Forbes Magazine and B. Eric Rhoads, publisher of Fine Art Connoisseur, at its 2015 Beaux Arts Ball this past November! Recognize the model in red? He also cuts a fine figure in our...

October 6, 2015


on her invitation to exhibit at the Biennale Internazionale di Opere Carta in Italy, November 2015 - February, 2016! Deborah specializes in monoprints and monotypes. Both are created from inked plates run through a press. A monotype uses a smoothe plate, a monoprint,...

August 15, 2015

~Goethe, September, 1796, in Vicenza, Italy, writing about Palladio’s neo-classical, 16th century Rotonda (inspiration for Jefferson’s Monticello).


From: "Goethe's Italian Journey," NY Times, by James M. Markham.






August 5, 2015

Vanessa Bell, left image, 1925

Cressida Bell, right image, 2015


May 14, 2015

In a fractured age of disbelief, the arts are “compensation for what has been lost. Men feel that the imagination is the next greatest power to faith: the reigning prince.” ~Wallace Stevens



"Two Monkeys by Brueghel"

~ a poem by Wislawa Szymborska




March 23, 2015

"Under the leadership of Ben Nicholson in 1926, the mood and membership of the Seven & Five began to change and Christopher Wood was one of his first conscripts."


"Le Phare," 1930, Christopher Wood (1901-1930)

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