RedDot Podcast | An Interview with Franny Moyle, Author of Turner: The Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of J.M.W. Turner

An interview with Franny Moyle, Author of Turner: the Extraordinary Life and Momentous Times of JMW Turner. I picked up Franny’s biography on Turner earlier this year and thoroughly enjoyed learning…

Debate: Should You Include a Date on Your Artwork?

Many of you who have been following me will know that I discourage artists from including dates on their artwork. Recently, I received the following email from the curator of a museum:…

A Moment in Art history: Self-Portrait as the Allegory of Painting by Artemisia Gentileschi – what do self-portraits reveal about artists?

Many famous artists have painted self-portraits, but today we’ll talk about a self-portrait by Baroque artist Artemisia Gentileschi that employs powerful symbolism to give the viewer deep insights into the…

The Gallery Owner Who Cooled Off

A question from a reader: I recently moved to a completely new place and as my life and my visual input changed, so did my work. I started a couple…

Working Alone | Breaking the Isolation that Can Surround the Pursuit of Art

Recently I had a conversation with an artist from Montana about overcoming the isolation that can come with working as an artist in a small community. As we corresponded I realized…

Xanadu Gallery’s Online Critique Group | Sept. 1, 2021 | Featured Artist: Edward Hopper

In this week’s session we do something a little different in focusing on the work of Edward Hopper. We hear Hopper talking about his work in a recording and talk…

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History: Mark Rothko’s Seagram Murals – A Dramatic Commission Cancellation

It was the opportunity of a lifetime: an enormous commission for a well-known company’s high-class dining space. In today’s Moment in Art History, we’ll talk about the commission’s dramatic cancellation…

Ask A Gallery Owner | Is a Recovery Possible After Getting Off to a Poor Start with a Gallery Owner?

Much of what I write on the blog and in my books is aimed to help artists better work with galleries. There probably could, and should, be as much written…

VIDEO: A Moment in Art History – The Wedding Feast at Cana – the story of the Mona Lisa’s gargantuan neighbor

How a huge painting by Italian Paolo Veronese was taken from an Italian basilica by Napoleon’s army, ended up in the Louvre, and why it’s still there. Art in the…

Online Critique Group Recording: Featured Artist Kari Feuer, Leland NC

In this week’s session we feature North Carolina artist Kari Feuer and critique her abstracted landscape art. We will talk about finding consistency among disparate styles and subjects, pricing, and…