• Hanging artwork

      Recently I witnessed a couple of artists struggling to hang artwork. They would “eyeball it” - hang a couple of pieces, and when the pieces were not level, they would adjust the nails, putting unnecessary holes in the wall, causing frustration, and wasting a lot of time. I’ve hung many shows with art groups, [...]
  • Kehinde Wiley – Portrait Painter

    Kehinde Wiley (born 1977) is a New York-based portrait painter, who is known for his highly naturalistic paintings of people with brown skin in heroic poses. He will often use old masters paintings for the pose of the figure. Early life Kehinde Wiley was born in Los Angeles, California in 1977. His father is Yoruba from Nigeria, and his mother is African-American. As a [...]
  • Juan Sánchez: Nuyorican Influential Artist

    Juan Sánchez (born July 1954) -- also Juan Sanchez -- is an influential American artist and one of the most important Nuyorican cultural figures to emerge in the second half of the 20th century. Born to Puerto Rican parents in Brooklyn, New York, his works include photography, paintings and mixed media works. His pieces are held [...]