Howard Schwartz

Howard Schwartz is an artist, writer, cartoonist, calligrapher and art historian who recently was interviewed for the documentary 'In Celebration of Chaim Soutine's 125th Anniversary.' Please visit www.soutine.co to see the documentary and share his passion for Soutine. Howard also illustrated the book 'Caddie Tales for the 99 Percenters,' available on Amazon. He enjoys good vegetarian restaurants, art museums, art movies, and learning new things. His website is www.howardschwartzart.com.

Articles by Howard


NYC Art Critic

The Monumental Paintings of Lucian Freud

The paintings in the Lucian Freud: Monumental exhibition in Acquavella Gallery on the Upper East Side in New York City are monumental in many ways, ...

Howard Schwartz 5 June 2019

NYC Art Critic

Finding the Poetry in Joan Miró: Birth of the World

Three paragraphs. The Museum of Modern Art in New York City introduces the exhibition Joan Miró: Birth of the World, with three paragraphs. The ...

Howard Schwartz 10 April 2019

NYC Art Critic

Hilma af Klint in the Guggenheim Museum and the Rethinking of Abstract Art

I avoided seeing the Hilma af Klint—Paintings for the Future exhibition in New York City for months because I did not like the abstract artwork ...

Howard Schwartz 27 February 2019

Museum Stories

Epic Abstraction: An Enhanced Perspective

‘Epic Abstraction: Pollock to Herrera’ is an ongoing exhibition from the Metropolitan Museum of Art that opened on December 17, 2018. The ...

Howard Schwartz 17 January 2019

NYC Art Critic

Protest at Andy Warhol From A to B and Back Again—with Sage

An innocent visit to the Whitney Museum of American Art in the West Village of New York City on Sunday, December 9, turned into something more. The ...

Howard Schwartz 15 December 2018

NYC Art Critic

The Majestic Paintings of Eugène Delacroix at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

The rooms were dimly lit and majestic, and the paintings of Eugène Delacroix were larger than life. The Metropolitan Museum presented these ...

Howard Schwartz 12 November 2018

NYC Art Critic

Chagall’s Artistic Battle with Malevich and the Forces of Suprematism

Marc Chagall and Kazimir Malevich have much in common. Both were artists. Both were deeply affected by the Russian Revolution. Almost everything is ...

Howard Schwartz 19 October 2018

NYC Art Critic

The Charles White Retrospective — Only the Beginning

Charles White was a prolific artist. The retrospective exhibition in the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, which opened on October 7 and will be ...

Howard Schwartz 11 October 2018

NYC Art Critic

The Renoir Restitution — A Moving Experience in the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Renoir painted Deux femmes dans un jardin / Two Women in a Garden in 1919, the last year of his life. By this time, the artist’s vision had been ...

Howard Schwartz 26 September 2018

NYC Art Critic

Giacometti’s ‘Final Portrait’

The movie ‘Final Portrait’ is a faithful rendition of the book by James Lord, ‘A Giacometti Portrait.’ The book was published in 1965, a year ...

Howard Schwartz 19 September 2018