All About Cunnawa-bum by Paul Kane

Title of Artwork: “Cunnawa-bum” Artwork by Paul Kane Year Created 1856 Summary of Cunnawa-bum This painting by Kane, titled Cunnawa-bum, is the first in a series of one hundred he completed depicting Native Americans of North America. The young Metis woman of Plains Cree and British origin shown in the […]

Pumpkin Cottage – ARTBAR

We carved pumpkins as a family for the first time in years! It used to be a family tradition, for the 13 years we lived on a cul-de-sac and got over 400 trick-or-treaters every year. But then we moved and now we don’t even get one visitor on Halloween night. […]

Marria Pratts: Melted with U

Marria Pratts: Melted with UDecember 9 – 21, 2022The Boiler / ELM Foundation191 N. 14th St.BrooklynNY 11249 Enfant-terrible of Spanish creation, Marria Pratts, exhibits for the first time in New York with LA BIBI Gallery, after receiving institutional recognition in her hometown, Barcelona. Her ghosts, neon signs, burnt canvases, will […]

Gurney Journey: Five Rules for Painting

This weblog by Dinotopia creator James Gurney is for illustrators, plein-air painters, sketchers, comic artists, animators, art students, and writers. You’ll find practical studio tips, insights into the making of the Dinotopia books, and first-hand reports from art schools and museums. Contact You can write me at:James GurneyPO Box 693Rhinebeck, […]

Caitlin MacBride Explores the Politics of Dye

For her latest series, New York painter Caitlin MacBride took inspiration from 19th-century dye recipe books held at the Cooper Hewitt museum in Manhattan. The five new paintings that comprise Dyeing Notes, on view at Deanna Evans Projects, recreate these weathered swatches, rendering colorful patterns, handwritten notes, and frayed threads […]