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The Rape of Europa, Part 3: The Monuments Men in the Closing Chapters of WWII

The Rape of Europa, Part 3: The Monuments Men in the Closing Chapters of WWII

May 15th, 2022

This is the final installment of my condensed version of Lynn Nicholas’ 1994 book The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe’s Treasures in the Third Reich and The Second World War. I have included facts and stories from the 2006 documentary, “The Rape of Europa,”  which can be seen on Amazon. The story does […]

Plein Air Paint Out at Park City Gardens

Plein Air Paint Out at Park City Gardens

May 13th, 2022

Saturday, June 11th, 2022: Plein Air Paint Out, 3:00-6:00 PM at Park City Gardens Join us for our 4th annual “Plein Air Paint Out,” where art and garden lovers gather! Mingle with artists and art & nature lovers, in the nursery at its summer best. Hear garden songs & guitar performed by Nicole Paradiso, watch […]

Ophelia: Movie Review

Ophelia: Movie Review

May 10th, 2022

If you think you know Ophelia and Hamlet’s story, think again… Review by Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant (and die-hard romantic). I read the classic retelling of Lisa C. Klein’s first novel Ophelia in college. Many may know the original story of Hamlet written by Shakespeare,  but this rendition by Klein puts our strong heroine […]

Nina Tichava in LandEscape Art Review Magazine

Nina Tichava in LandEscape Art Review Magazine

May 7th, 2022

  View the entire piece, here: LandEscape Art Review Magazine features Nina Tichava

The Artistic Harmony of KOLLABS

The Artistic Harmony of KOLLABS

May 1st, 2022

A conversation with the artistic duo, KOLLABS, feels as collaborative as their painting style. Throughout our first Zoom interview with the artists, the two seem to alternate in perfect unison between playfulness and sincerity, laughing and joking together one moment and offering each other heartfelt sentiments the next. Artist Anke Schofield considers herself more of […]

Despite COVID, Art Market Continues to Soar

Despite COVID, Art Market Continues to Soar

April 24th, 2022

Almost two years ago in 2020, we wrote a blog anticipating how COVID might affect the art market as well as the ways in which we and the art market at large could adapt. We were cautiously optimistic that people would still be inclined to buy art, given the increased need for beauty during such […]

Curbing Your Amazon Addiction: 2022 Update

Curbing Your Amazon Addiction: 2022 Update

April 22nd, 2022

Does your doorstep look like this? I get it: one-click buying is so easy. Maren here. As a mom of two with two galleries and the commitments they entail, I love an easy and fast way to buy from the comfort of home. Two years ago, when the pandemic hit and we were all stuck […]

Tell the Easter Bunny, Rabbits Are Always Welcome

Tell the Easter Bunny, Rabbits Are Always Welcome

April 19th, 2022

This Easter season, we may all have bunnies, chicks, colored eggs, and family gatherings on the mind. For New York-based artist Hunt Slonem, however, bunnies are always on the mind. Hunt Slonem’s bunny paintings and bunny sculptures have gained him international acclaim, renowned for their balance of simplicity and sophistication. You may have seen our […]

Two Sides to Every Story: The Work of Joe Norman

Two Sides to Every Story: The Work of Joe Norman

April 3rd, 2022

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder… and so, too, is art interpretation. When we view a work of art, we bring with us our own set of beliefs and our own experiences. This phenomenon is perhaps all the more apparent when viewing the sculptural work of Colorado artist Joe Norman. Joe Norman‘s steel […]

Michael Kessler — Aspenbent Exhibition, 2022

Michael Kessler — Aspenbent Exhibition, 2022

March 30th, 2022

This weekend we opened a new exhibition for Michael Kessler, an artist whose energy and zest for life is matched by his incredible works of art. We wanted to share a few photos from the event, taken by Victoria Slagel, and also add the artists’ inspiration for the works. In the artist’s words: In my […]