Posts Tagged ‘art’

Almost Edible Art By Suzanne Lenzer Watching a garden grow, especially a vegetable garden, is a lesson in how fleeting time is. One day you put some seeds in the ground and a week later they have come to life, if just barely. A bit of rain (or a lot of rain as is the […]


Where Art and Food Collide: An Interview with Artists Timothy Berg and Rebekah Myers By Suzanne Lenzer Food has long served as inspiration for artists, and I think it can also be said that art inspires chefs. But what’s really interesting to me is that both cooking and art follow similar processes: they begin with […]


Putting the Art in Artichoke by Suzanne Lenzer Few vegetables hint at spring as intensely as artichokes. Yes, asparagus is up there, and of course the first ramps do their part, but these tightly clenched buds are the ones that declare it in a commanding sort of way. To me these thistles are the ones […]


By Emily Waldorf Though auction houses have never been known to be particularly generous with employees, the art market downturn has exacerbated the industry’s tendency towards thrift.  According to Bloomberg, Sotheby’s has fired 60 employees since December, including a rising star auctioneer and a 35 year Impressionist and Modern art veteran.  Apparently, the layoffs have […]


By Emily Waldorf Natvar Bhavsar’s mesmerizing exhibition, Rang, just opened at the Beverly Hills Sundaram Tagore gallery and is well worth a visit. Bhavsar’s large scale paintings are bold, bright, beautiful and reminiscent of the abstract expressionists and color field painters of yore but with an undeniably original Indian influence.  In order to achieve his signature […]