Rediscovering H. C. Westermann

Horace Clifford Westermann is often overlooked in the history of American art. Described as "an artist of genuinely American sensibility unaffected by European esthetics”, Westermann produced works in a variety of media from the 1950s until his death in 1981. Westermann’s work does not fit into one particular movement in the art historical narrative. His oeuvre includes paintings, woodcuts, drawings, and collage, but the artist is best known for his highly-detailed and impeccably finished wood sculptures. Now, almost four decades after his death, his work is reaching new generations. Earlier this month the exhibition H.C. Westermann Goin’ Home closed at the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Rein

100 Years of the Bauhaus

The Bauhaus is considered one of the most important modernist art schools of the 20th century. Drawing from earlier movements such as Art No