Posts filed under: Artist profiles

The artistic fluctuations of Sangram Majumdar between the figurative and the abstract, or in that hybrid in-between, as he calls it, seem to be a reflection of his own personal story. He was born in Calcutta, India, and moved to...
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In March of 2015 I had the opportunity to interview Master painter Florencio Galindo in his study of Avila. A year and a half later he passed away. This video shows a summary of that afternoon of conversation in which...
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In the early part of 1649, the spanish painter Diego de Silva Velázquez received a commission from King Philip IV to travel to Italy. Among his other courtly functions as valet de chambre to the King, Velázquez was in charge...
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That purity of heart that genuinely good men possess is plainly visible in Miguel Coronado. And when it comes to painting, this honest artist speaks passionately and perhaps, as he says himself, a bit too loudly. Invariably good humored, he’s...
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Stuart Shils told me the following anecdote during my conversation with him. While on one of his summers in Italy with JSS (Jerusalem Studio School), he went to view Piero della Francesca’s painting The Flagellation of Christ with a group...
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This is an extract of the interview I made to Jose María Mezquita after  sharing with him one of his working days at an old flour factory.  ...
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