Faux Van Gogh and Pinot Grigio: The Rise of ‘Paint and Sip’ Studio

“[I’d] been curious about these wine-heavy identical-painting classes: how could such blandly commodified creativity have such mass appeal? Specifically, the aesthetic of paint-and-sip studios seemed to be a final nail in the coffin of impressionism, long demoted from avant-garde to Hallmark card.” Jezebel, 12/31/15