The University at Albany’s Art Museum Turns 50

The University at Albany’s Art Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. The Museum opened in October 1967 with an exhibition titled Painting and Sculpture from the Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection, which featured over fifty works by some of the most prominent artists of the 20th century: Picasso, Miro, Braque, Klee, de Kooning, and Calder, among others. In 2015 the Museum hosted a retrospective show … Continue reading The University at Albany’s Art Museum Turns 50

Miss Manhattan and Miss Brooklyn Installed on Flatbush Avenue

In December last year The New York Times reported that Miss Manhattan and Miss Brooklyn, two replicas of Daniel Chester French’s original sculptures re-created by Brian Tolle, were installed on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn by the Manhattan Bridge. Read excerpts from my interview with Mr. Tolle, conducted in November 2015 when we discussed this project among others. Mr. Tolle is one of the artists featured … Continue reading Miss Manhattan and Miss Brooklyn Installed on Flatbush Avenue

Fine Art at Roxbury Abbey

Fine Art in Roxbury: three artists – sculptor Brian Tolle, who teaches at Parsons School of Design, painter Glenn Goldberg, who teaches at Cooper Union, and painter Angela Dufresne, who teaches at Rhode Island School of Design, hosted a group show this past weekend at Roxbury Abbey in Roxbury, Delaware County, New York.   © 2015 artinthecatskills.com Continue reading Fine Art at Roxbury Abbey

Featured Artist: Brian Tolle

Brian Tolle has exhibited his work in galleries, museums, and public spaces around the world. His projects include Skid Rows for the Queens Museum, New York (2005), Witch Catcher at City Hall, New York (2003), The Irish Hunger Memorial in Battery Park City, New York (2002), Waylay for the Whitney Biennial and the Public Art Fund in Central Park, New York (2002), Man’s Achievement on … Continue reading Featured Artist: Brian Tolle