Folk art reflects the stories of survival and heritage among often underrepresented peoples. Its distinction as being a separate entity from fine art was originally due to the class structure of European society since it was classified as “an expression of the common people” in 1932 by Holger Cahill, then-director of the MoMA.
September 2022 Blog Posts
The oldest building in New York City is a 400-year-old farmhouse in Brooklyn.
Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) was born in Rome and died in Naples, by which time she was arguably considered one of the most significant Italian Baroque painters. At the age of seventeen, Gentileschi was sexually assaulted which some scholars suggest explains the dramatic nature and subject matter of her art.
NEW YORK (August 2022) – Salon Art + Design, the leading collectible design and art fair produced by Sanford L. Smith + Associates, announces its exhibitor line-up and 11th edition at the Park Avenue Armory in New York City from November 10 - 14, 2022. Featuring 52 exceptional exhibitors, Salon Art + Design will welcome international galleries back into the fold to present the world’s leading design – vintage, modern and contemporary - and blue-chip 20th century art.