Art is usually a subject that gets missed off of the popular year end roundups, but as I sit here in our editorial office, reminiscing about the year end I can think of a number of stories that are worthy of a reminder. Here is the first six months in this two part article. January to June 2012.

Read more: http://www.artlyst.com/articles/art-stories-that-mattered-in-2012-the-first-six-months

Chris Sabian is a portrait artist with http://www.kutefineart.com and owner of http://www.paragonprints.co.uk