Upstate New York Man Finds Late 19th Century Photography Studio In Secret Attic

By CBSNewYork TeamFebruary 4, 2021 at 9:21 pm GENEVA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A man in upstate New York found an attic full of priceless photographs. David Whitcomb bought a building for his law office in Geneva. After noticing something strange with the ceiling, he discovered a secret attic. David Whitcomb bought a building for his law office in Geneva. After noticing something strange […]

OPINION: Abstract art and realism are valid and important forms of visual expression

By Jadyn LeeNovember 19, 2020 Most people, artists or not, have likely encountered stereotypes about visual art. I’ve often heard people comment that abstract art requires no talent or that realism doesn’t require creativity. I am no different — I used to hold a narrow perspective on art, defining “good” art through only limited constraints such as technical skill level and use of detail. I’ve […]

Why Canada needs a national policy for Black arts, culture and heritage

by Anthony N. Morgan. Originally published on Policy OptionsFebruary 14, 2020 Like the ones before it, this Black History Month is blessed with a cascade of creative programming that will uncover and convey Black Canada’s complex and compelling stories through an array of artistic mediums. This includes varied and powerful artistic performances of theatre, music and dance; photography and other […]

The Healing Potential of Art: Jane Chu and the NEA

by Matt Perry, California Health ReportOctober 11, 2015 When Jane Chu started playing the piano at eight years old, her music soon became a deep healing balm when her father died of cancer a year later. “There really weren’t enough words for me on a linear, conversational level to express my own grief,” says Chu. Today, as chairwoman of the […]