Knowing the story behind history and art….

My column this week looks at the similarity between understanding history and understanding a work of art.  In each, knowing the story is the crucial aspect.  Even in the most abstract or non-representational examples of Modern art, there’s a story to help shine light on its creation.  The viewer just has to know where–and from what angle–to look.  Read the whole thing HERE.


Artist Frank Stella at work on one of his “black paintings.”



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