Madame X by John SInger Sargent

The Scandalous Madame X

Scandal. American portrait painter John Singer Sargent (1856- 1925) shocked the art world when he exhibited “Portrait de Mme…” at the Paris Salon of 1884. Gilded age attitudes of displaying stately wealth and status were temporarily abandoned for a background of sparse mystery and overtly ethereal sexual energy. An homage to ancient times with a…

Robin Rile Fine Art and Toronto’s Casa Loma

Historic Casa Loma is one of the largest castles in North America and the largest residence in Canada at more than 64,000 square feet. Built in 1913 by financier and technological innovator Sir Henry Mill Pellatt (1859-1939), the castle has become one of the towering symbols of Toronto’s illustrious past. In 2014, the castle was…

AMC Mad Men Costume Idea- Don and Betty Draper in 1960's home with Baby

HalloWeek 2017 with The Horth Family!

By Reed Horth & Kat Barrow-Horth We just can’t seem to help ourselves. For the 4th year in a row, the Horth Family has dedicated themselves to HalloWeek Madness. 7 glorious days of drama, glamour, goofiness and horror! After our son Ronan was born in 2014, Kat dressed him in several costumes like “Viking”, “Tarzan”,…

Paul Kasmin Gallery at Art Basel MiamiBeach featuring Lee Krasner and Constantin Brancusi

Therapy for the Art and Soul

Text and photos by Reed V. Horth & Kat Barrow-Horth   Art therapy encourages free expression and reflective thought to aid in healing. As all eyes descend on Miami for the annual Art Week fête, featuring Art Basel in Miami Beach and Art Miami in Wynwood, this is perhaps exactly what the doctor ordered.  Given…

David Bowie Musician Actor Art Collector

David Bowie: Musician, Actor, Art Collector

“Art was, seriously, the only thing I’d ever wanted to own,” revolutionary musician-artist David Bowie recounted to the New York Times in 1998. “It can change the way that I feel in the mornings. The same work can change me in different ways, depending on what I’m going through.” Despite Fine Art being one of David Bowie’s…

Rocky Horror Picture Show Costumes

HalloWEEK 2016! Family Halloween Costumes

HalloWEEK, our favorite week of the year is back! Starting 7 days before Halloween, we post pictures of our family dressed in costumes. Our 7 costumes from last year can be found here: HalloWEEK 2015 DAY 1: ANCHORMAN: THE LEGEND OF RON BURGUNDY Reed is dressed as Ron Burgurdy and Kat is Veronica Corningstone from…

artist michael james talbot sculpture

The Sculptures of M. J Talbot

British sculptor M.J Talbot resonates with art collectors due, in part, to his profound understanding of the human body and unique juxtaposition of classical and modern figural motifs. Talbot’s meticulously detailed female forms pierce flat planes of bronze, simplifying, and almost masking the figure. His male forms freeze mid-flight, muscles taught in intense concentration. Talbot’s…