We end this month observation of our Mothers’ with David Antonio Cruz’s ode to his mother in “The Puerto Rican Pieta”. This excellent oil painting from 2006 shows Cruz lying across his mother peacefully in her arms as she gently holds him. Her face, that of confidence and strength, give us a glimpse into their relationship. She is a mother who loves and cherishes her son and he, a son who is content to lay in the arms of his mother, his first love.
The Agora Culture launched in July, 2013 with a private reception in Mclean, Virginia for Mequitta Ahuja, a world-renowned mixed media artist. Subsequently, she co-curated her first exhibition, “Women as Color Light and Form”, with the Galerie Myrtis in Baltimore, Maryland. The exhibition was a part of Network Exhibition Sondheim awards for the 2013 Artscape festival, America’s largest free arts festival. Jessica currently serves on the board at The Washington Project of the Arts and the George Mason University School of Art Council.
When Jessica Stafford Davis launched the Agora Culture in 2013, she envisioned a platform that connects artists with a diverse array of new and experienced collectors. Now two years later, the Agora Culture is fulfilling that vision by introducing lo...Read More
Like anything else you invest your money in, you need to do your research before acquiring works of art. Below, I will put key things to consider before you make a purchase.
1. The Provenance
When buying a piece of artwork, especially a drawin...Read More
We visited with Stan Squirewell who is currently in residence at the Rush Galleries in Chelsea. Squirewell is a Washington, D.C. native who graduated from the Duke Ellington School of Arts and received his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art (...Read More
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