Fanchon Silberstein is a writer, teacher and trainer who has presented art and culture workshops around the world. Silberstein, a writer, teacher, and trainer who served as director of the U.S. Department of State Overseas Briefing Center and was a Hirshhorn docent for more than thirty years. Her book, Art Insight: Understanding Art and Why It Matters, is an innovative guide to experiencing art. It shows us that looking at pictures or sculptures is only the beginning: to getting the most out of a masterpiece; we need to engage with the artist and the artist’s world. In Art Insight, she presents a series of dialogues that imagine interactions between paintings, often works created many years and miles apart.