Month: May 2015

Ruth Asawa and Beyond

Wendy Cromwell, a New York-based advisor and president of the Association of Professional Art Advisors. “Her (Ruth Asawa) market is a good value compared to Louise Bourgeois, Eva Hesse, and others of her generation.”

Rob Pruitt at The Brant Foundation

Rob Pruitt 50th Birthday Bash exhibition at The Brant Foundation in Greenwich, CT. Pruitt’s silvered tire-towers and paintings of glittering pandas touch an elemental chord, you simply have to love them!

Yayoi Kusama: Obliteration Room

Wendy attended the private opening of Yayoi Kusama’s new interactive sculpture, Obliteration Room, currently on view at David Zwirner gallery. Kusama has many obsessions, among them visions of a dot-covered universe. These hallucinations have both bedeviled and inspired her, serving as source imagery for her paintings, performances and sculpture since the 1960s. Now 86, Kusama… Read more »

Cromwell Art Auction Insights

All eyes are on the Contemporary Art auctions this week, which combined, offer billions of dollars worth of art. Remarkable for their breadth and scope, the auctions are the perfect hunting ground for the true connoisseur. The masterpieces are obvious and all it takes is money to acquire an auction trophy. The true test of… Read more »

Studio Visit: Brie Ruais

Brie Ruais with three of her works. From left to right: Push Ahead, Turn 180 degrees, Repeat (132 lbs., Yellow and Violet); Push Ahead, Turn 180 degrees, and Repeat (132 lbs., Platinum); and Push Ahead, Turn 180 degrees, Repeat (132 lbs., Pewter) Wendy recently visited sculptor Brie Ruais at her Sunset Park studio to discuss her forthcoming… Read more »