Howard Risatti: Environmentalism Reviving Tradition in Art

I want to stress that what artists like M. C. Richards and other were doing by raising our sensitivity to ecological issues was indeed very important. It was an attempt to help us find the will to actually do something. Continue Reading Howard Risatti: Environmentalism Reviving Tradition in Art

Howard Risatti: Monetary Motivations in Art and Perceptions of Craft

Evidently money and marketing, which support these biennials, are a big part of this change. They have transformed art into a high-profile activity in which the elite now collect contemporary art instead of old masters as they did at the beginning of the last century. Continue Reading Howard Risatti: Monetary Motivations in Art and Perceptions of Craft