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Consultora en las materias del arte visual
There is a letter printed in Art in America May 2008, in “Letters” under the subject Kaprow’s Hansa Connection. It’s about Happenings artist, Alan Kaprow (1927 – 2006) and the artists’ co-op, known as the Hansa Gallery. Ivan Karp ends the letter with
“In 1961, while I was working with Leo Castelli. (Leo Castelli
Gallery est. 1939) Kaprow asked me if I would look at the “curious”
paintings of one of his colleagues at Douglass College, a certain Roy
Lichtenstein. I received the
artist the following day.”
Lichtenstein was teaching and almost forty at that
The letter reminds us of the value of our relationships, the significance of the practice of networking.
Networking SmARTS demand that we constantly and
consistently look and discern; that we make and maintain connections among
people and skill sets; that we listen to goals and plans and vision and
that we appreciate that there is room for growth.
abound in McHenry County. Consider
taking an art class in your area, check naac’s summer schedule for
classes at the Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, River Art Studio and Gallery or
Woodstock Music and Art Center.
Stop by a naac open board meeting, exhibit reception or First
Fridays at the Lakeside Legacy. The
region offers plenty of fairs and festivals this summer, watch naac’s
calendar for details. Frequenting
events such as these will bring you pleasure, allow you to meet new
people, and help you gain networking SmARTS.
“Sailboats” by Roy Lichtenstein (1923 – 1997) is scheduled to be sold in New York on May 14. The auction house handling the sale estimates the painting will bring $6,000,000 to $8,000,000. Want more info on Roy Lichtenstein’s ? See Gagosian.com.
Lynn Carlson is a former naac board member, art appraiser and continuing contributor to ArtBEAT.
ArtBEAT, A Northwest Area Arts Council Publication
publication date summer 08
Lynn Carlson, M.A., M.S.
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