I will be a panelist at BIFAS, Saturday, November 19th, 3-4 pm, at the Cyclorama. I was honored when asked to join this intriguing discussion. It is moderated by two national magazine editors and popular BIFAS presenters: Joshua Rose of American Art Collector and Peter Trippi of Fine Art Connoisseur.
Other panelists are
Julie Bangert, Gallery Director, Tree’s Place Gallery, Orleans, Massachusetts
Elizabeth Ives Hunter, Executive Director, Cape Cod Museum of Art
Stapleton Kearns, Artist, New Hampshire
Discussion will be:
Shaping the Present: Realist Art Then and Now
For years, people have been saying realist art is coming back. Judging from its growing visibility and the mushrooming of realist art schools nationwide, it’s more accurate to say it’s here. How are top contemporary realist artists inspired or informed by their historical counterparts? Is it wise to collect today’s realist artists when many museums and critics are reluctant to highlight them?