“It’s All About Giving Back,” – Steve Kaufman

Last week we had the pleasure of visiting S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth, Inc., Long Island’s only gang prevention and intervention agency.  As some of you may know, STRONG was chosen to receive ten percent of sales from paintings sold through http://www.americanpopartinc.com.  S.T.R.O.N.G. Youth was a logical choice for giving back on Long Island.  During his lifetime, pop artist … Continue reading

Remembering Artist Thomas Kinkade

We are saddened by the loss of artist Thomas Kinkade, and welcome you to post your thoughts here.  The art styles of Thomas Kinkade and Steve Kaufman may have been quite different, but we can’t help but note how both talents were lost at an early age, and some of the similarities these two artists … Continue reading

Should art be collected for its beauty and how it makes you feel, or should it collected for an investment?

Should art be collected for its beauty and how it makes you feel, or should it collected for an investment?  What is your opinion?