"What does ‘independent’ really mean? It’s a question as relevant today as it was in 1884 when Paul Signac and a group of avant-garde artists came together to form the Société des Artistes Indépendants, also known as the Salon des Indépendants."
"Incorporating the digital experience in the art world is inevitable. Regardless of a pandemic, technology will continue to evolve and it is important for the arts to find their way into this medium. Through things like virtual museum tours, online courses, and when conditions allow, Immersive Exhibits, we are reinventing the experience of art and making it accessible to all in a new and fresh way."
"To see The Potato Eaters and feel how each figure’s complexity as a human is profoundly captured. To see his self-portraits marking his life’s evolution, from his straw hat, his 1889 piece in Saint-Rémy, his bandaged ear. "I am looking for a deeper likeness than that obtained by a photographer,” he said, with 43 self-portraits made in his artistic career. He wrote, “People say, and I am willing to believe it that it is hard to know yourself. But it is not easy to paint yourself, either.”