Thoughts On Changing Sensibility

Although favoring the paintings of Velázquez for years, painter Altoon Sultan discusses how time widens our perspective on paintings of the past. She writes: "I no longer want to have a 'favorite artist'; I see so much that moves me and enriches my life and my work. Now I see the clarity of the artists of the Quattrocento and their faith centered world as tremendously important, and I had overlooked them years ago."