League instructor Frederick Brosen's latest exhibition, Romancing New York: Watercolors by Frederick Brosen, runs until January 6, 2013 at the South Street Seaport Museum. A Native New Yorker, Brosen's detailed and luminous watercolors depict New York at its best. Listen to what Brosen has to say on NBC.
The Laguna Art Museum in California is holding an exhibition of watercolor paintings by League instructor Timothy J. Clark, from November 1, 2012 to January 20, 2013. Curator Janet Blake says, “Clark’s watercolors are exquisitely rendered and infused with color and light. He combines the best of both styles of American watercolor painting." Read more about Clark's solo exhibition here.
In October 2011, League instructor Ronnie Landfield's paintings caught the eye of well-known art critic David Cohen, who questioned the artist's use of color fields in a recent review. At about the same time, Landfield was busy writing an essay on his color fields, "The Three Bands." When Cohen saw the essay, he welcomed the dialogue, and Landfield's essay was published in reply. Cohen isn't the only one talking about Landfield's bands of color: read critic James Panero's article here.
America magazine recently featured the art of League Instructor Dan Gheno in their 9/11 issue. Click here to view an interview with Gheno, as he discusses art "as a meditation for grief."
Read about portraitist and League instructor Brandon Soloff in the Housatonic Times' "The Art of a Classical Painter."
In October 2001, League instructor Jack Faragasso was featured in the very first issue of Illustration magazine. Only 5,000 copies were printed—but in October 2008, Illustration magazine issued its third printing of the first edition. The 13-page article discusses Mr. Faragasso's experience at the League under instructor Frank Reilly, his prolific career designing movie posters and book covers (including the cover of H.G. Wells' The War of the Worlds), and his current paintings. Read "The Art of Jack Faragasso" here.
The Visual ARTBEAT Magazine prints League Instructor Pat Lipsky's talk, "What Tony, Lee, and Clem Told Me," originally delivered at The Pollock-Krasner House in 1995.
ARTnews (May 2011) reviews the recent work of League instructor Larry Poons.
League instructor Charles Hinman's work was recently shown in Structured Color at D. Wigmore Fine Art, Inc.
Read more about Charles Hinman here.
League instructor Ellen Eagle talks about her approach to portraiture in an eight-page article in the April 2011 issue of The Artists Magazine. Eight of Ms. Eagle's works are featured.
International Artist magazine profiled sculptor and League instructor Rhoda Sherbell in its February/March issue. (At left, a detail of from Ms. Sherbell's American Baseball Family)
Instructor Harvey Dinnerstein (right) writes in American Artist magazine about his self portraits. The work Nocturnal Passage featured in this article has been acquired by the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. (Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund, 2011.0004)
"Interview with instructor Dan Gheno and class monitor Robin Smith" September 19, 2010. Video interview from ELEMENTS OF FIERCE! originally aired by MNN on Time Warner/RCN.
Response Card for Artists' Fellowship 153rd Annual Awards Dinner honoring Knox Martin, October 24.