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Essays about art, reviews of major museum exhibitions and critiques of exhibitions written by Raymond J. Steiner and distinguished guests.

Current

Do It-- Montclair, 2016: Arts Education and Community  Christina Turczyn (January 15, 2017)
Art Essay: Does Art Do Anything for our Uncertain Political Climates? Jean Bundy(January 15, 2017)
Art Essay: Walkway over the Hudson: A Dialogic Work of Art Christina Lilian Turczyn (December 22, 2016)
International Print Fair 2016 Alexandra Hanson-Harding (November 18, 2016)
Art Essay: Arshile Gorky's Water of the Flowery Mill Ina Cole (November 2016)
David Smith's Star Cage (1950) Ina Cole (October 1 2016)
Monsieur Plume: An Existential Anti-Hero
Ina Cole (May 2016 online/ Summer 16 print)
“American Stories: 1800-1950”, at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY Raymond J. Steiner (Spring 2016)


ESSAYS and REVIEWS additional reviews at end of this list.
Do It-- Montclair, 2016: Arts Education and Community
Christina Lilian Turczyn (Jan 15, 2017)
Selling Art
Raymond J. Steiner (Winter 2015)
Isabel Bishop’s New Vision: Social Mobility Beyond the Separate Spheres © Rena Tobey (Winter 2015)
Jervis McEntee at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art Raymond J. Steiner( online October 2015)
Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends at The Met Kathleen Arffmann (Fall 2015)
Florine Stettheimer and Picnic at Bedford Hills: Subverting the Separate Spheres Rena Tobey(Fall 2015) The Habsburghs: A New Fashion on the Art and Culture Scene? Eva Jana Siroka August 2015 online
Critique of Kari Feuer exhibit at The Bestsy Jacaruso Gallery, Rhinebeck
Raymond J. Steiner (online August 2015)
Theresa Bernstein and In the Elevated Rena Tobey (Summer 2015)
@Large: Ai Weiwei on Alcatra Norman Kolpas (April 2015 online)
Marie Danforth Page: Out of the Shadows Rena Tobey (Spring 2015)
Theresa Bernstein: a Docent's Perspectie Benedict Duffy (Spring 2015)
Keith Haring: The Political Line at the de Young Museum Norman Kolpas (online Februry 2015)
African American Gardens and Yard
Leigh Donaldson (online January 2015)
Alice Barber Stephens: Emerging Ways of Living & Working Rena Tobey (Winter 2014)
Terry Frost: The Sun and Moon
Ina Cole (Winter 2014)
Pissarro: Leading Spirit of "The Dear Unwanteds" (1830-1903) Susan Vreeland (online October 2014)
Sounds, Images, & Words
Raymond J. Steiner (Fall 2014)
Lilly Martin Spencer and War Spirit at Home: A Provocative Voice Rena Tobey (Fall 2014)
Ba’lls to the Wa’ll, Ya’ll- James Baldwin and Beauford Delaney by Maureen Kelleher (July '14)
Elizabeth Okie Paxton and The Breakfast Tray: The Modernity of a New Woman Artist
Rena Tobey (Summer 2014)
Art And Addiction Jenni Doyle (Summer 2014)
Murals and Street Art of Havana, Cuba by Franc Palaia (May online 2014)
Looking at Art: A Guide for the (understandably) Perplexed - Part IV Exhibition Places Raymond J. Steiner Spring 2014)
A few Days In Cordoba: Mauricio Lasansky and Stefan Zweig by Nina Barragan
(February 2014 online)
Silla: The Korean Exhibition at the Met Kathleen Arffmann (Feb 2014)
The Child Within Ina Cole (Spring 2014)
Pencil Nex – New Generation Art in Eastern Europe, after the Communist struggle By Damian Targan (Jan online 2014)
Success Was Self-Taught By This Artist By James C. Weaver (Jan online 2014)
At Home with Robert Motherwell (1915-1991) An Interview by Marybeth Weston (Jan online 2014)
What is African Art? A Question of Identity at Harare’s latest Gallery By A.A.V. Amasi (Jan online 2014)
The Child Within Ina Cole (Winter 2013)
On the Preservation of Painting and the Integrity of a Flat Surface
By Michael G. Tagliaferro (Winter 2013
Looking at Art: A Guide for the (understandably) Perplexed - Part III The Artwriting
Raymond J. Steiner Winter 2013)
Looking at Art: A Guide for the (understandably) Perplexed - Part II The Artist Raymond J. Steiner (Fall 2013)
Looking at Art: A Guide for the (understandably) Perplexed - Part I Image-Making Raymond J. Steiner (Summer 2013)
Association of Performing Arts Presenters by Mark Laiosa (April 2013 online)
Art Criticism Raymond J. Steiner(Spring 2013)
Thoughts on Creation Elizabeth Strong-Cuevas (Spring 2013)
Bridge Art Serves as Bridge to CommunityJoan Vos MacDonald (Spring 2013)
Landscape Painting: Studio or Plein Air Raymond J. Steiner (January/ February 2013)
“Japanese Touch” at Mohonk Arts By Hanna M. Sawka, M.F.A.( June online 2011)
The Prismatic Palette
Leslie Watkins (May/ June 2012)
Joan Miró: The Constellations by Ina Cole (May/ June 2011)
Pablo Picasso: The Development of a Peace Symbol by Ina Cole (May/ June 2010)
52 on 57th: Essay about Galleries on 57th Street, NYC and Gallery night. Raymond J. Steiner (May/ June 2010)
Michelangelo and Mapplethorpe
by Amanda Ruggeri (online Jan/Feb 2010)
“An American View: Art on Long Island” by Ginger Lee Hendler (Nov/ Dec 2009)
Angst, Politics, & Art Appreciation By Ginger Lee Hendler (Sept/ Oct 2009)
F.T. Marinetti: The Revolutionary Mentor By Ina Cole (July Aug 2009)
What is Art and When is it Craft? By Ginger Lee Hendler (July Aug 2009)
Musings on Art Around Long Island: Serendipity, Synchronicity, and Slobodkina By Ginger Lee Hendler (April 2009)
The Circus in Modern Art By Ina Cole (November The Welsh Prints of Stuart Evans by Henry Hughes (April 2008)
Art &Artists in Cilento by Else Mogensen (April 2008)
ART TIMES
: a Look Back— a Glance Around—and a Look Forward by Raymond J. Steiner (Jan/ Feb '08)
Musings on
By Ginger Lee Hendler (December 2008)
Fragile Diplomacy: Meissen Porcelain for European Courts
by Laurie Spiegel (Dec. '07)
Lure of the Ocean
Ina Cole (Sept 2007)
Alexander Calder
by Ina Cole (May '07)
The Fragrance of Eternity By Meriel Hoare (Oct '06)
James Turrell: Pathway to the Sky by Ina Cole (Oct. '06)
Life Drawing by Henry Hughes (September '06)
The Secrets of Mastery—Or The Mastery of Secrets Irene De Vette (May, '06 )
Artist as Revolutionary: A Preview of 2006 in Great Britain Ina Cole (Jan/Feb 2006)
Chen Chi (1912 - 2005): In Memoriam RJS
The American Theme in Britain (July, 2005)
Prints vs. Reproductions Phil Metzger (Jan/Feb, 2005)
Compton Verney: A New Attraction for Great Britain (Jun, 2004 Ina Cole)
Cinema Italia: Italien Film Posters
Selma Stern (Dec, 2003 )
Tate St Ives 10th Anniversary
Ina Cole (Sept, '03)
Indian Market Deborah Davis (Sept, 2003)
In the Land of the Wyeths Linda McK. Stewart (Aug, 2003)
Barbara Hepworth Ina Cole (Mar, 2003 )
Kölnmesse (Art Cologne) 2003 (Dec, 2003 RJS)
Art and Religion RJS (Oct, 2002)
Chen Chi Art Museum RJS (May, 1999)

CRITIQUES
Max Ginsburg at the Salmagundi Club Raymond J. Steiner (Sept/ Oct 2011)
Eva van Rijn at Locust Grove in Poughkeepsie, NY (March 2011 online)
Jerry Pinkney at the Norman Rockwell Museum Raymond J. Steiner (Jan/ Feb 2011)
Marlene Wiedenbaum at The Bruynswick Art Studio & Gallery Raymond J. Steiner (Nov/ Dec 2010)
Timothy J. Clark at Hammer Galleries By Raymond J. Steiner (March 2009)
“Life” Sam Rein at Barrett Art Center By Raymond J. Steiner (January/February 2009)
Doris Downes at Ward Pound Ridge (Jul/Aug 2008)
Sylvia Weinberg at Reservoir Inn Raymond J. Steiner (May 2008)
Barbara Green at Lotus Fine Art by Raymond J. Steiner (October 2007)
Pier Augusto Breccia at the Roma Palazzo Venezia by Raymond J. Steiner (September 2007)
Audrey Dick Kessler by Raymond J. Steiner (June '07)
Thomas Locker at The Catskill Gallery by Raymond J. Steiner (November 2007)
Michael Fattizzi at the Dog House Gallery (Sept '06)
Linda Richichi at River Winds Gallery and
Patrick Milbourn at Gallery M (June 2006)
Karen Whitman at the Woodstock Artists Association (Jan/Feb 2006)
Franz Heigemeir at the Woodstock Artists Association (July, 2005)
Keith Gunderson and John Varriano at Mark Gruber Gallery (April, 2005)
Burton Silverman: Recent Paintings at Henoch Gallery (Dec, 2004)
Menahem Lewin at Roshkowska Gallery (Aug, 2004)
Dion Yannatos at the Woodstock Artists Association (Mar, 2004 RJS)
Yale Epstein & Jolyon Hofsted at the Watermark / Cargo Gallery (Nov, 2003 RJS)
Eric Aho at the Tremaine (May, 2003 RJS)
Adam Straus at Nohra Haime Gallery (Apr, 2003 RJS)
Susan Fogel Morris (Sept, 2000 RJS)
Nancy Catandella at R & F (Apr, 2002 RJS)
HongNian Zhang at the Fletcher Gallery (September 1998)
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REVIEWS

Balthus & Chagall: Beyond the Surface of the Canvas: Two Painters of the Interior
Kathleen Arffmann(Winter 2013)
The Carnegie International 2013 is Pittsburgh’s serious look at what’s happening in the world of contemporary art James C. Weaver (November 2013 online)
Albert Bierstadt at Cole House, Frederic Edwin Church at Olana
Raymond J. Steiner (Fall 2013)
Ai Weiwei – Art, politics, political art, artistic politics, and every other combination
Robert W. Bethune (August online 2013)
Patrick Heron: The Colour Magician Ina Cole (September/ October 2012)
Everett Raymond Kinstler retrospective at the Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, MA (April 2012 online and in Print and online May/ June 2012)
Anthony Panzera: The Leonardo Series at the SDMA, SUNY New Paltz Raymond J. Steiner (Mar/ Apr 2012)
Janet Rickus at Henoch; Lauren Sansaricq at Hawthorne; Drawings from the Louvre at The Morgan Raymond J. Steiner (Dec online 2011; Jan/ Feb 2012 print)
Faces of the Renaissance Masterpieces of Italian Portraiture Jörg Iwan (Dec online 2011; Jan/ Feb 2012 print)
Master Drawings at The Frick and at The Morgan Library & Museum Raymond J. Steiner( Nov/ Dec 2012)
Woodstock Prints: Past and Present Raymond J. Steiner (Nov/ Dec 2012)
Eugene Ludins An American Fantasist at the SDMA, SUNY New Paltz Raymond J. Steiner (Mar/ Apr 2012)
Drawings from the Crocker Art Museum at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center Raymond J. Steiner (Nov/ Dec 2011; Jan/ Feb 2012 print)
Clark Hulings at The Forbes Galleries  Raymond J. Steiner (May/ June 2011)
Rembrandt at The Frick Raymond J. Steiner (Mar/ Apr 2011)
California Impressionists at the Boca Raton Museum in Florida Raymond J. Steiner (Mar/ Apr 2011) Gauguin's 'Going Away' Ina Cole (November/ December 2010)
Heinrich J. Jarczyk at Haus Schlesian, Königswinter Raymond J. Steiner (July/ August 2010)
Max Lazarus, The Fate of a Jewish Artist, at Stadtmuseum, Trier, Germany Raymond J. Steiner (July/ August 2010)
Mary (M.E.) Whitehill at the Duck Pond Gallery, Pt. Ewen, NY (Online May/June 2010)
Giovanni Boldini at the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute Raymond J. Steiner (Mar/ Apr 2010)
Stevenson and Spampinato; The Subject is Women by Ginger Lee Hendler (Mar/ Apr 2010)
The Museum at Guild Hall & The Heckscher Museum of Art Ginger Lee Hendler (Jan/Feb 2010)
Maxwell Schwartz at Hudson Coffee Traders By Raymond J. Steiner (Dec 2009 online)
Watteau at The Met & at The Frick By Raymond J. Steiner (Nov/ Dec 2009)
Albrecht Dürer and Contemporaries at Vassar College By Raymond J. Steiner (Dec 2009 online)
Degas at The Hyde Collection By Raymond J. Steiner (Sept/ Oct 2009)
Art & the River at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art By Raymond J. Steiner (Sept/ Oct 2009)
“Catching Light: European and American Watercolors” at Vassar College By Raymond J. Steiner (June 2009)
Drawings from the Collection of Jean Bonna at The Metropolitan Museum of Art By Raymond J. Steiner (March 2009)
Jan Lievens at the National Gallery By Raymond J. Steiner (December 2008)
Drawn by New York: New York Historical Society By Raymond J. Steiner (November 2008)
George Tooker: Retrospective at the National Academy Museum By Raymond J. Steiner (October 2008)
California Impressionist Paintings By Raymond J. Steiner (September 2008)
Nicholas Poussin at The Metropolitan Museum of Art By Michael X. Rose (April 2008)
Albert Giacometti: A New Image of Man by Ina Cole
(March 2008 )
Gabriel de Saint-Aubin (1724-1780) at The Frick by R J. Steiner (Dec. '07)
Rockwell and his Legacy
by Raymond J. Steiner (May '07)
Charles Rosen at the Samuel Dorsky Museum, New Paltz (April 2007)
George Stubbs at the Frick Collection by RJ Steiner (March '07)
Drawn and Colored by a Lady at Arader Galleries by RJ Steiner (March '07)
Snow Scenes by Walter Launt Palmer at the Albany Institute of History and Art by RJ Steiner (J/F '07)
Small Treasured Paintings at the Hudson River Gallery
by RJ Steiner (Dec. '06)
Luminism at the National Academy Museum by RJ Steiner (Nov. '06)
Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson at The Metropolitan Museum of Art RJ Steiner (Jul/Aug '06)
The Magafan and Currie Clan at the Woodstock Art Association Museum
RJ Steiner (online only Jul/Aug '06)
Dean G. Keller at the Woodstock School of Art RJ Steiner (online only Jul/Aug '06)
Rembrandt at Vassar College Loeb Art Center; Pollock at Williams College RJ Steiner (June 2006)
Raymond Jacobs Retrospective: The Tremaine Gallery at the Hotchkiss School
RJ Steiner (May, 2006)
Max Liebermann at the Jewish Museum RJ Steiner (April, 2006)
American Scenery at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY RJ Steiner (March, 2006)
Egon Schiele at the Neue Galerie; Vincent van Gogh & Fra Angelica at The Metropolitan Museum of Art; The Legacy of Homer at the Dahesh Museum of Art RJ Steiner (December 2005)
Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession at the Albany Institute of History & Art RJ Steiner (Nov 2005)
Teachers of the Art Students League of NY: Daniel Greene, Burton Silverman, & Sharon Sprung (Oct 2005)
The Maverick Festival at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art RJ Steiner (August, 2005)
George Inness at Cedar Grove: The Thomas Cole National Historic Site (June, 2005 RJS)
Time and Transformation in 17th-Century Dutch Art at Vassar College RJ Steiner(May, 2005)
Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640):The Metropolitan Museum of Art & The Bruce Museum RJ Steiner(Jan/Feb, 2005)
Transforming the Page: Lines, Washes, and Smudges at The National Academy Museum RJ Steiner (Dec, 2004)
Jenne M. Currie and Ethel Magafan at Windham Fine Arts RJ Steiner (Nov, 2004)
Origins of French Landscape Painting at Mount Holyoke College RJ Steiner (Nov, 2004)
Masterworks: Selections from the New Britain Museum of American Art” at The Hyde Collection RJ Steiner (Sept, 2004)
The Barbizon School at the New York State Museum RJ Steiner (Jul, 2004)
Salmagundi Club: An American Institution Curator's Collection Exhibition (Jun, 2004 RJS)
Italian Renaissance Prints at Vassar College (May, 2004 RJS)
Gathered Treasures: Three Decades of Collecting Woodstock's Art Heritage at the Woodstock Artists Association (Mar, 2004 RJS)
Constantin Brancusi: The Immigrant in Montparnasse: (Jan/Feb, 2004 Ina Cole)
Charles Bargue: The Art of Drawing at The Dahesh Museum of Art (Jan/Feb, 2004 RJS)
Sargent's Women at Adelson Galleries (Jan/Feb, 2004 RJS)
Francois Boucher at the Frick Collection (Nov, 2003 RJS)
George Inness at the National Academy of Design (Oct, 2003 RJS)
J.M.W. Turner at the Clark (Jul, 2003 RJS)
Vuillard at the National Gallery of Art (Mar, 2003 RJS)
Josephine Bloodgood at the WAA
(Apr, 2003 RJS)
Darryl Zudeck at Gallery Henoch (J/F, 2003 RJS)
Ray Turner (J/F, 2003 RJS)
Marilyn Henrion at NOHO Gallerry (J/F, 2002 RJS)
Gerald Samuels at the Coffey Gallery (Dec, 2002 RJS)
17th Century French Drawings at the Frick (Nov, 2002 RJS)
Osamu Kato at Upstream Gallery
(Aug, 2002 RJS)
Klimt Landscapes at the Clark Art Institute (Jul, 2002 RJS)
Norman Rockwell Museum (Aug, 2001 RJS)
Guilded Age at the Bruce Museum (Apr, 2001 RJS)