"When it comes to supporting artists and arts writers, Robert Bettmann is a force of nature. Lucky the creators and annotators who meet his standards, and lucky the audiences and readers who can appreciate the results."
Lewis Segal / Los Angeles Times, about Day Eight's founder and the book Bourgeon
"The book is full of revelations about works of art, about how artists work, and about the cultural richness of Washington, DC. Kudos to Robert Bettmann for giving us the fifty-first work of art, this well conceived and edited book."
Jonathan Katz / National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, about the book Bourgeon
"At a time when the future of arts journalism—indeed, the future of journalism itself—is at stake, Bourgeon’s Student Arts Journalism Challenge offers encouragement to the next generation of arts journalists, along with a reminder that the arts, and those who write about them, still matter."
Michael O'Sullivan, / Washington Post, about our arts journalism competition