LIZ SMITH: Out East and Up North | New York Social Diary | by Liz Smith & Denis Ferrara | 08.2017
"THE Berkshires is one of the go-to places for urbanites and others who want to spend the summer or even a few days enjoying the charms of New England; flora, fauna, and culture.  The home of Tanglewood and Jacob’s Pillow, Mass MOCA and many other institutions, it now welcomes a new art gallery 4forART in Lenox, Mass.  It marks the return of gallerist and art historian Ute Stebich and three other partners: Jane Kasten, Liz Thompson and Akkie Martens; all long-time residents of the region..." 



4forART gallery in Lenox | The Berkshire Edge | by Liz Thompson | August 2017
"A group of friends had lunch after not seeing each other for several years. They had a lot of catching up but also agreed that what happened in the future was important. They each wanted to do something they all loved and to work together. They quickly settled on opening an art gallery. Ute Stebich with Akkie Martens had a very successful gallery in Lenox for many years, as did Jane Kasten in Great Barrington..."