Stephen Pentak at Bonfoey

The Bonfoey Gallery (1700 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH) is the kind of establishment I adore: it’s an art gallery in the business of showing real, contemporary artists.  Places like it are rare outside New York City, and I tip my hat to them.  I make a point of visiting every new show as well as…

In the Studio Oct. 14 2012

Another lifelong habit I have is working on several–sometimes very many–painting simultaneously. I will put a painting aside to be taken up later any number of times. I might work on a painting a dozen times or more. The net effect, alas, is that it sometimes takes a long time to finish a painting. This…

Cleveland Museum of Art Opens Renovations

If you’re like me, art is food–it’s one of life’s essentials.  I’ve a lifelong habit of haunting art museums.  My excitement is always high at the prospect of a visit, and no matter how often I visit a particular museum my enthusiasm never flags, nor is my sense of adventure and discovery ever satiated. I am in one of…