Susan Vreeland has been rather prolific since “Girl in Hyacinth Blue” became her first art-related novel in 1999, publishing five more books. Four of her novels have been New York Times Best Sellers. Currently, she is well into writing a novel about painters Chagall and Cézanne.
I am so grateful that I get to spend my time pursuing a career that is thoroughly rewarding on so many levels that I really don’t know what else could offer this kind of satisfaction in my life.
South African born artist Marlene Dumas has been called “one of the hottest names in contemporary art.” Working in a style that has been called “neo-expressionist” and “conceptualist,” Dumas creates lush, often disturbing and unnerving images of racial, sexual, and cultural subjectivity.
This Broadway loft, his studio, is the embodiment of Clemente’s sensitive response to life, to literature, to religion, philosophy and mysticism. This, in turn, echoes his yearning for the harmony created when balancing opposing elements