Shop Talk: Adventures in American Art

Betty Krulik, Debra Force, Richard Rossello, Lou Salerno, Bernard Goldberg, Katherine Degn, Howard Godel, Eric Baumgartner Art

Dealers describe exciting episodes and exhilarating occasions from their time in the trade.

Modern sculptors and American folk art

Editorial Staff Art

“Do not bore. Do not be obvious.” That was the advice given by painter, teacher, and critic Hamilton Easter Field (1873-1922) to his students in the Ogunquit (Maine) School of Paint­ing and Sculpture, which he opened in 1911 with his protégé, the French-born sculptor Robert Laurent.1 For Field, Laurent, and their colleagues who passed through Ogunquit and who shared similar …