ArtisSpectrum Vol.38, November 2018

4 ARTisSpectrum | Volume 38 | Publisher Agora Gallery Editor-in-Chief Angela Di Bello Managing Editor Sabrina Gilbertson Editorial Assistants Sabrina Gilbertson Sophia Pisana Layout Roanna Cada ARTisSpectrum provides a forum for artists and art professionals. Articles express the opinion and knowledge of the authors and not necessarily that of the magazine’s management. Artist profiles are written by staff writers or the artists unless otherwise noted. © All copyrights are reserved by the authors. The copyrights of all published artwork are retained by the artists. Reproduction of any published material is prohibited without the written permission of the magazine’s publisher. Suggestions for future articles are welcome. Any topic submitted in writing by an artist, art professional or professionals in the service of the art community will be considered for publication. ARTisSpectrum Magazine 530 West 25th Street New York, NY 10001 212.226.4151 Contents ARTisSpectrum 6 7 15 18 26 40 46 54 60 66 About the Cover Profile Directory Art Matters - Why We Collect Art ARTbeat The Eternal Circus of Michael Dolen Jeffrey Grunthaner African Perspectives Dra. Marta Campomar The Garden Party Angela Di Bello The Humanitarian Is Technology Upending Traditional Art William Ingham The Lure of Contemporary Art: How To Build an Art Collection Angela Di Bello Printed by The CPC Jeffrey Grunthaner Simone Armer Steven Briggs Maria Doubravskaia Jennifer Morrow Sergey Klychkov Dra. Marta Campomar Di Taylor William Ingham Staff Writers ContributingWriters