By: Rick Rotante There comes a time, if we are fortunate enough, when we get an opportunity to look back. Reflect on our lives and take stock. When I was a young man I was so busy looking

The Gallery System

By:Rick Rotatne I’ve always felt that you suspect in others what you yourself are guilty of. If you are a liar and a cheat, you suspect everyone to be a liar and a cheat. If you are deceitful,

The Crazy Artist

By Rick Rotante For a long time, there has been a myth about the relationship between madness and creativity that glamorizes mental illness in artists and provides an alibi for destructive art

Hard Times for Art

By Rick Rotante Art is having a hard time. When a choice has to be made whether to pay rent or eat or buy art, it becomes a no brainer which one to choose. After all if you don’t have a roof over