<em>Scratches on the Film</em>

Scratches on the Film

There’s a West Coast identity to Ed Ruscha’s stylized paintings of words, phrases, or single letters.

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A Masterpiece among Many

A Masterpiece among Many

Not all of Jan Steen's pictures rise to the level of masterpiece, but The Worship of the Golden Calf surely does.

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Slow Art Day

Slow Art Day

Thomas Moran's roiling seascape invites the sort of loitering gaze that is globally encouraged on Slow Art Day.
 

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Inside Art in Bloom

Inside Art in Bloom

“The energy and excitement in the galleries is phenomenal. There’s a buzz that’s not from bees.”

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Circa: What Does It Mean?

Circa: What Does It Mean?

It's used in datelines, and now it's the name of our new blog. Circa sheds light on what we know, and have yet to learn, about the world of art....

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Motherwell’s Mistakes

Motherwell’s Mistakes

Motherwell wrote, “I begin painting with a series of mistakes. The painting comes out of the correction of mistakes by feeling."...

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Letter from Berlin

Letter from Berlin

In the German capital, Marsden Hartley first found his voice as an American artist.

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