In Response to the Man with the Camera

In Response to the Man with the Camera

By Stephen Gjertson     It was a sultry summer afternoon in central Minnesota. I was painting about three yards from Minnehaha Creek, made famous by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his poem The Song of Hiawatha. I had been working in this spot on a painting of...
The American Society of Classical Realism

The American Society of Classical Realism

A Legacy of Preserving and Promoting the Fine Craft of Picture Making By Stephen Gjertson This is adapted from an article published in the Winter 2006 issue of the Classical Realism Newsletter. For centuries, the broad objectives of Western European art have been...