Eye On Art

Eye on Art : Why Is Art So Pricy?

Mar 16, 2012

Terry Ward explains art prices from Van Gogh and big city galleries to regional art events like the Crozet Arts & Crafts Festival, Staunton Art In The Park, and Waynesboro Fall Foliage Art Show.

Eye on Art : Town-Coolness and Real Public Art

Jan 13, 2012

Terry Ward's essay on public art and what impression it can make on visitors --and what constitutes "real" public art.  (Virginia's fiberglass apples don't count.)

Eye on Art : Camera Angle and "Like"

Nov 18, 2011

Terry Ward recalls teaching an art class about how camera angles and other visual techniques can make  viewers like or dislike the people pictured --whether actors or politicians.

Eye on Art : A Gender-Bendy Exhibit

Nov 4, 2011

Terry Ward appreciates a show of Aaron McIntosh art and is pleasantly surprised to find it in Harrisonburg. 

Eye on Art : Realistic Art IS Abstract

Sep 2, 2011

Terry Ward recalls a childhood lesson from his dad about the abstract structure underpinning realism.