F.B.I. Says It Has Clues in ’90 Boston Art Heist

The F.B.I. said Monday that it believes it knows the identity of the thieves who stole 13 paintings 23 years ago from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston, one of the most infamous art heists in history. Officials from the F.B.I. said they believed that the paintings were moved through Connecticut and the Philadelphia … Continue reading

‘The Scream’ Is Auctioned for a Record $119.9 Million

Several of my favorite painters come from the Impressionist/Expressionist era including Edvard Munch. Their innovative use of color, stroke and layering inspires much of my own design work. This week the pastel (one of my favorite media) sketch from “The Scream” sold for an amazing sum of money at Sootherby’s. I’m glad the finished canvas … Continue reading

Natalie Irish Puckers Up to Paint

I’ve always wanted to expiriment painting with media other than paint and this is a rather fitting example of the trend. Not only does the artist abandon the use of paint, but also the use of brushes, too. Fascinating. Take a look at the process video to see Irish in action. It’s pretty amazing she … Continue reading