Jo Ann Rothschild
artist in the world Andre Smits goes all over the world photographing artists in their studios.. He photographs us from the back; he wants to concentrate on the space and the work: not on our faces.

Travelers know that most museums pull from the same limited pool of artists. There are millions and millions and millions of artists. Many are interesting. Some are very good. Most are unknown. Becoming famous requires luck and political skills disconnected from making work.

Andre Smits quixotic journey is to connect us all.
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Artist's Statement to Boston City Council Commission on the Arts, April 7, 2014

Visit the artist's page at The Painting Center, a non-profit exhibition space managed by artists in New York City, dedicated to the exploration of painting in all its possibility.   FIND OUT MORE..

"The Book of PENIS!   What makes it so funny?"