The old masters until very recently were dying off without a trained generation to protect, preserve, and perpetuate that which had been preserved for so many centuries before.
Well, I’m now ecstatic to say that there is such a generation, and it’s all of us. We all are part of it. And the realist artists of today are culture’s heroes and heroines.
We are all together playing a role in preserving and further developing one of humanities greatest accomplishments: the fine arts. Just three short decades ago, there was practically nobody left who believed as we do now. But in the past 10 years, especially, there has been an explosion in the size and ranks of the realist movement.
From a trickle, there is today a raging torrent of tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of people devoted to the resurgence of great realist fine art, which has been the missing universal