Rembrandt’s Secret Revealed and Proven

Texture-Gaze Hypothesis This research shows human beings prefer to look at painted portraits more than photographs.  Today’s portrait artists should always be supported and encouraged.  Our own Phil Boatwright brought this article to our attention.  He said that Rembrandt’s technique had baffled him since childhood.  Now explained in technical detail for all to savor… BoatwrightContinue reading

Pollard pastel

Feed Your Kids Art for Breakfast

The Other Vitamin A The arts are enriched with the stuff kids need to succeed. Just like kids need to have good nutrition on a daily basis, kids need to have their daily serving of the arts. Studies have shown that involvement in the arts helps kids increase test scores and promotes academic achievement. KidsContinue reading

Marketing Art Online

The internet is a wonderful world technology that is always changing and improving. This world has opened up to artists. However, with this opening comes many challenges as well. How do artists AND galleries distinguish themselves among all that’s available online? For this, bricks-and-mortar galleries will remain an important and relevant part of the marketingContinue reading

World Portrait News

National Portrait Gallery Announces a Touring Exhibition “The Queen: Art and Image” To mark The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in 2012, the National Portrait Gallery will stage an innovative touring exhibition bringing together 60 of the most remarkable and resonant images of Elizabeth II spanning the 60 years of her reign – some on public displayContinue reading