"Portraits are a fascinating subject in today's culture,” said Nicholas, an independent art historian and curator. “They are everywhere and inspire incredible creative invention..."
“The works in this exhibition are incredibly sophisticated and tackle with depth and integrity the elusive concept of the Peaceable Kingdom,” said Zimmerman, Vice President, Specialist in Outsider and Folk Art, Christie’s.
"Art and fashion have a symbiotic relationship,” said Battista, curator, writer, and Program Director, MA Contemporary Art, Sotheby’s Institute of Art New York. “I love that the artists have considered fashion in the broadest sense..."
The Written Word showcases artworks inspired by literary classics by authors including Emily Brontë, Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, Edgar Allan Poe, Ayn Rand, and Arthur Rimbaud.
Fountain House Studio is a dedicated studio space in Long Island City that provides member-artists with the resources, training, inspiration, and support they need to succeed in the highly competitive art world.