Helpful Tools for Mastering Value


With intentional practice over a period of time, artists improve their mastery of value, learning to discern the relative lightness or darkness of shapes and forms with increasing sensitivity. On the way towards mastery, the right tools are invaluable.

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James Quandt is a film critic and curator based in Toronto.

João Pedro Rodrigues and João Rui Guerra da Mata, Onde fica esta rua? ou Sem antes nem depois (Where Is This Street? Or With No Before and After), 2022, 16 mm transferred to 2K video, color and black-and-white, sound, 88 minutes. Isabel Ruth.
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Amsterdam and the Rijksmuseum

While my husband and I were staying in The Hague we took a daytrip up to Amsterdam. It was a beautiful day spent at the famous Rijksmuseum bookended by some beautiful spots we found for lunch and dinner.

The Rijksmuseum

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