What is the popular conception of the artist? Gather a thousand descriptions, and the resulting composite is the portrait of a moron. — Mark Rothko Artists in general get a bad rap. The only profession held in lower regard may be Congressman. Mark Rothko believed the fault lies with...

A new study by University College London finds adults live longer when they go to art museums, fairs, and galleries. Researchers tracked 7,000 adults 50+ over a 14-year period. They found that men and women who took in art at least once a year enjoyed a 14%...

We want happy paintings. Happy paintings. If you want sad things, watch the news.                                                                ...

  Perfectionism is the enemy of creation.                                                                                ...

Vita brevis, ars longa.                                                                                    ...

  It’s strange how the simple things in life go on while we become difficult.                                                                ...

To linger in the observation of things, other than the self, implies a profound conviction of their worth. — Charles-Damian Boulogne Painters never cease talking about value—how light or dark a color is, on the scale from white to black—but for everyone else the word's principal meaning is...

Life without festival is like a long road without an inn.                                                                      ...

According to the art dealers at New York's Agora Gallery, one of the best ways to establish the personality of a room is by decorating its walls with art. While furniture stores and big-box retailers sell mass-produced wall decorations, what are you really getting at these...