CANVAS AND CAMERA

Dominique_de_Font_Reaulx

A museum curator since she was 20, Dominique de Font-Réaulx came into her own surrounded by the world’s most celebrated works of art. Rembrandt, Cézanne, Ingres, Courbet – the glorious masters of canvas are her life’s work. No doubt influenced by the compelling presence of these paintings, the Parisian-based curator and historian began exploring the effect on painters of a new medium that exploded onto the 1800s art scene: photography.

MICHAEL SCALISI

PHOTOGRAPHY-3-copy-copy

Photograph by MANDERSSON & MASSAUX       the Interview:   At what point did you recognize that you were a visual artist? When I was told by an elementary school teacher that I was a “a fresh little boy” when during a word problem exercise, you know… a car is traveling to the nearest city […]

MICKALENE THOMAS

Da_Ya_Think_Im_Sexy_thumb

I am so grateful that I get to spend my time pursuing a career that is thoroughly rewarding on so many levels that I really don’t know what else could offer this kind of satisfaction in my life.

MALCOLM DANIEL

richard modified-004

Where did you work prior to the Metropolitan Museum and what prompted your move from that position? After college, I traveled through Europe and parts of North Africa for a year as a Thomas J. Watson Fellow—the backpack, Eurorail pass, and youth hostel thing—looking at art and architecture and, I think, learning to be independent. […]

GEORGE PITTS

Photography by Chip Willis

Iké Udé: How did this project come about?
George Pitts: The work in the Eros gallery was done over the last 5 years or so, and represents the different Women who have come forward to be photographed, often for more than one shoot.