The posts on this page are from a variety of Salem blogs and the views expressed are those of the individual blog author.

May 31st, 2015

What is Art? Salem Arts Festival Provides Answers

Is art “either a plagiarist or a revolutionary” (as artist Paul Gauguin once stated) or is it “filling a space in a beautiful way” (artist Georgia O’Keeffe)? Art is many things to many people. You will experience that next weekend (June 5-7) when the 7th annual Salem Arts Festival rolls out across Salem Ma. Let’s […]

April 27th, 2009

John Singer Sargent: Love at First (and Second) Sight!

Normally if we were going to be talking about the American  portrait artist John Singer Sargent you might think that we would also be talking about the PEM but this time we’re not. The Salem Anthenaeum is presenting renowned art historian and Sargent scholar Mary Crawford-Volk in a talk entitled “Sargent and Boston: Love at […]