The Aesthetic Realism Foundation

A not-for-profit educational foundation. You can find an explanation of the philosophy of Aesthetic Realism, biographical information about the founder of Aesthetic Realism, Eli Siegel, listings of upcoming events, as well as much more. 

Housing: A Basic Human Right

Agora Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY - Contemporary fine art gallery established 1984, located in Chelsea, , New York art galleries district. The public is invited to the gallery art openings receptions. Sponsor of the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition and publisher of ARTisSpectrum magazine. Painters, sculptors and photographers are welcome to submit their portfolios for review.

Len Bernstein, Photographer

Aesthetic Realism Looks at New York City

Imagery Film, Ltd: Ken Kimmelman, Director

A New Perspective for Anthropology

Aesthetic Realism and Self Expression - Miriam Mondlin writes on what she learned from Aesthetic Realism      about the cause of stuttering enabling it to end.

Aesthetic Realism Lectures by Eli Siegel - There are many valuable, beautiful, urgently-needed lectures by Eli Siegel listed on this page--from education, to poetry, to economics, and more—many with introductory commentary by Chairman of Education Ellen Reiss.


We want you to know about "This Great, Diverse City: How Should We See It?," (2011) an amazing new exhibition of more than 70 photographs depicting the great city's people, streets, rooftops, vistas, and more. We are proud to be two among the 20 photographers participating in the show, which will run through September. For more about it read this review:

Terrain Gallery Exhibit