The influence of Gilbert and Sullivan can be seen and heard all around us. Musicians and lyricists alike were influenced by the duo, including songwriters and composers from Irving Berlin to Andrew Lloyd Weber. Gilbert’s lyrics set the stage for the American musical to be born, with songs directly referencing the plot and addressing both […]
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I’m pretty lucky. I open exhibitions at museums around the country almost as much as most people open their refrigerator. Just last week I was in Huntsville, Alabama to open a new exhibition. This Studio show is my third of the year, and I will organize or re-organize two more shows before the year’s out. […]
After last summer’s opening, I returned to work on four different shows that all opened in October 2013 in three different cities. As many of you know I work as an independent curator for museums around the country and in Europe, and last year turned into a “perfect storm” of wonderful opportunities that I could […]
We found a great watercolor of Rae behind this pastel in 1998.
Side by Side. The most striking feature of “Eye to Eye: Paintings and Drawings by Paul DuSold & Ben Solowey” is that in it, the Studio of Ben Solowey has found an especially effective way of reusing the past, maintaining continuity, and embracing the new. In that regard, the show is a classic. The aura […]