New York City is a gateway for fresh art talent but it’s also an archive of art careers past. Some are visible, in the “active” file. Most are buried deep. A few surface only after artists have departed,
The dermatologist Ellen Marmur says she has always appreciated a striking painting or photograph, but she only began collecting art seriously after she learned she had skin cancer in 2006. “When I got
In 1937, Margaret Bourke-White photographed an advertisement that read: “World’s highest standard of living: There’s no way like the American way.” It was seen in Louisville, shortly after a flooding Ohio
In little more than a decade of feverish creativity, Robert Frank broke the rules of documentary photography and reset the template for postwar Americans who plied their art with a camera on the street.
Robert Frank, one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century, whose visually raw and personally expressive style was pivotal in changing the course of documentary photography, died on Monday