Karen Canova is a dedicated Luce Foundation Center volunteer and art history enthusiast.
“I always paint nature. Nature is the boss,” says the artist Tony Benedetto (perhaps better known as singer/performer Tony Bennett). The brilliant scene ablaze with fall color depicted in the oil painting, Central Park, is the view from the artist’s window in Manhattan. The viewer can almost imagine him crooning one of his signature songs, Autumn Leaves, while painting it.