It’s been part of a whirlwind week of activities that kicked off Monday, when the board announced four finalists, each vying to succeed Judy Genshaft, who will step down July 1 after a 19-year tenure at USF.
The market for art is really fickle. Something that sold for a ton of money last year might be hard to even sell it all next year. And this story, from way back in 2010, explains those dynamics really well.
Opening Saturday at the St. Petersburg Museum of Fine Arts, A Feast For the Eyes: European Masterpieces From the Grasset Collection is an exhibition of 40 baroque-era oil paintings – brilliant, beautiful and lyrical works from the likes of 17th and 18th century masters van Dyck, Canaletto, Brueghel the Elder, de Velde and others.