The stories behind the paintings: Susan Makara’s new Masks book

“We all wear masks,” says Susan Makara. “Our true feelings and thoughts are not always revealed for others to see.” In 2010, the artist began developing this intriguing premise into paintings that infused masks from various cultures with a passion for symbolism and fantasy. The Read More …

August into autumn: news from Torpedo Factory artists

With the coming of Labor Day weekend, we reach the turn in the year when, in the words of poet and Poe paramour Sarah Helen Whitman, “Summer gathers up her robes of glory / And, like a dream of beauty, glides away.” Fortunately, art endures—and Read More …