Whitney Museum of American Art

How To Start An Art Collection

How Do You Start Your Own Art Collection?

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]magine you have just died. You were really really old. In fact, you have out lived your family and your friends. A stranger comes into your home to catalogue your possessions.They are an estate manager and they must clear your household to honor your will or to pay off any bills you may have left. …

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Art Critics

Art Critics: ​Keeping Art In Its Proper Framework

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]rt critics evaluate art in a historical context. They see the big, overall picture of what is going on in a culture during the specific time it is created. The most successful art is a reflection of the zeitgeist of its creator. It is the art critic that is able to spot a movement. An example …

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Museums

Museums In The 21st Century: The Invisible Intimacy Of Public Palaces

[dropcap]M[/dropcap]useums have always been magical places to me. Every room allows us to enter a bardo or in-between world that bridges the artist and ourselves. The emotions held by the artist while creating, remain in the artwork forever. To stand in front of a painting in which the artist has mastered the “flow” allows the viewer to …

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