Barbara Prey painting at Glendalough I have a major museum commission for MASS MoCA , but before I came back to my New York Studio to begin the [...]
Barbara Ernst Prey painting at Thornbury Castle, England I have books filled with my European and Asian travel drawings and watercolors. Some of them became illustrations for magazines such as The [...]
I was recently invited to serve on the board of the Colonial Williamsburg Art Museums. I had known of the museums since my time at Williams College as an important collection of American art and artifacts
As an artist I am very interested in the process, and it was very informative to see Miro's brushes (not the originals but copies), the paints and colors he used and the other objects that were in his studio in Mallorca.
I was invited last week to speak at the Williamstown Art Conservation Center and to discuss five Winslow Homer watercolors they are currently restoring. What I like about these presentations is that it affords a wonderful dialogue of different perspectives
It is still not too late to see Maine Sublime: Frederic Church's Landscapes of Mount Desert and Mount Katahdin -- a gem of a small exhibit which closes October 27th.
It is not too late to see John Singer Sargent Watercolors, the first expansive exhibition of Sargent's watercolors in twenty years, organized by The Brooklyn Museum, together with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston on view at the Brooklyn Museum through July 28.
With the upcoming (Jan. 11) release of the all-star-cast film Gangster Squad, I spoke with author Paul Lieberman about the movie and his true-life book that inspired it. Paul had shared the stories and his research a couple of years ago when they first appeared in The Los Angeles Times, where he then was its New York-based culture writer. Paul also wrote the introduction to my book, Reflections.