Book Review | Leo & His Circle – The Life of Leo Castelli by Annie Cohen-Solal

After World War II, the center of gravity in the art world shifted from the European capitals to New York. Abstract Expressionism was about to burst onto the scene, followed…

Book Review | Leonardo da Vinci by Walter Isaacson

When I heard that Walter Isaacson was writing a biography of quintessential renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci, I thought it made a lot of sense. Isaacson has built a career…

Next on My Reading List: Caveat Emptor | The Secret Life of an American Art Forger by Ken Perenyi

What do you do if you can’t make it as an artist? I would reply “Keep working!” but Ken Perenyi took a different path. As a young starving artist, Perenyi…

Book Review: Paul Gauguin | A Life – by David Sweetman

This book is a little hard to come by (must not have sold well) – I happened across it in our local library a couple of years ago, and then…