Category Archives: Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter | Long Live Realism: Reflections on the Weekend With the Masters

Two Children With Pond Yachts by C.W. Mundy.

There was a time when it was difficult for an aspiring representational artist to get a good education. In the 1960s, ’70s, and ’80s, when abstract expressionism and similar styles took hold of the art world, countless university art programs ridiculed students who wanted a classical art education. Thankfully, that’s not the case today…

Editor’s Letter | In the Beginning: Great collecting starts with a personal connection

A group of paintings in Christine Bullard’s home in Winter Park, CO.

How did you get your start? This is the question I most want to ask whenever I meet someone with a substantial art collection. I love to find out what led the collector to that very first purchase. Over the years I’ve found that almost everyone enters the world of art collecting via some sort of personal connection…