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  • Gustave Doré

    When I was growing up, there were several books in the house that helped prompt my interest in art. A couple of them, in particular, impressed me with the power of drawing and printmaking. One was a 1948 edition of Dante’s The Divine Comedy, illustrated by Gustave Doré; another was a Dover edition of Doré’s…

  • Larry Francis

    Scale is an interesting aspect of painting and drawing. I’m always fascinated when artists choose to work at both relatively large and relatively small size, particularly when working with the same subject matter (see my posts about Thomas Paquette and his large oils and very small guoache paintings). Philadelphia area painter Larry Francis also paints…

  • American Art Collector

    American Art Collector is a national art magazine that you should be able to find at larger magazine shops and bookstores in most parts of the U.S. Ostensibly for art collectors, it’s of interest to artists as well. Unlike many magazines that cover the “art scene”, American Art Collector, focuses on contemporary representational art. Each…