Category Archives: Art

La Liberte Guidant Le Peuple

Shortly after the July revolution of 1830 Eugene Delacroix painted LA LIBERTE GUIDANT LE PEUPLE commemorating the overthrow of the Bourbon king Charles X. The new king Louis Philippe bought the painting, but never hung it in the Palais de Luxembourg, as its subject matter was too revolutionary even for the ‘Citizen King’. According to […]

Graceful In Slumber

Some people born graceful even in slumber.

Duro Olowu @ Salon 94

Nigerian Designer, Duro Olowu presented Last evening I attended the opening of Duro Olowu, a Nigerian fashion designer. I had almost blown off the event, except I had spent the entire day writing ALMOST A DEAD MAN and needed a break from my novel about a black pimp in Hamburg. Samantha McEwen had two pieces […]

Jamal Shabazz at House of Art

House of Art Gallery established in 2007 is a contemporary fine art gallery that markets, promotes and sells the work of visual artists. The gallery represents artists in the primary market specializing in emerging, mid-career, and established artists. Our collection primarily consists of original works of art featuring a multitude of genres with a focus […]

In the Moment: Recent Paintings by Ro Lohin May 29,2014

​​ Eyes on You, 2010, oil on canvas, 42 x 54 inches ​ Ro Lohin’s solo show at the New York Studio School opens on Thursday, May 29th from 6:30 to 8:30. If you are unable to attend the opening, Ro Lohin will happily meet you at an arranged time during the show. In the […]