Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Mark Karnes

November 25, 2009 by  
Filed under contemporary realism, drawings, interiors, notable painters

Mark Karnes Interior With Sugar Bowl 2000, acrylic on board, 25 x 26 inches Over the past 30 years Mark Karnes has been painting and drawing in his Baltimore home using his familiar daily surroundings as a starting point of his subject matter. He paints neighborhood views through the many windows of his home or [...]

Philip Pearlstein

Philip Pearlstein

Philip Pearlstein Two models in a window with cast iron toys, oil on canvas 1987 72 x 72 inches Video of Philip Pearlstein in his NY studio A couple of Philip Pearlstein shows are going on that may be of interest. At the Betty Cuningham Gallery PEARLSTEIN/HELD: Five Decades Works by Pearlstein and Al Held [...]

Antonio López García on YouTube

I found these videos on youtube and thought people would want to see these. Only the first video has the english translation, where he talks about his monumental show at the Boston MFA last year. The next video is in two parts of him talking about his work – make me want to pull out [...]

Linda Carey’s Pastel Landscapes

November 11, 2009 by  
Filed under contemporary realism, landscape painting

Linda Carey Roman Forum Late Afternoon, pastel 2009 21 x 29 inches Someone recently sent me a link to a wonderful show of Linda Carey’s pastel painting at the Keny Gallery in Columbus, Ohio. Regretfully, the gallery took the online images down at the end of the show on November 2. However you can see [...]

thoughts on the art-politics of framing?

November 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Art Politics, Uncategorized

For anyone wondering why so quiet here lately it is because my painting and other life stuff has stolen me away from my computer over the past week. However, I do have some great plans in the work – an article about Sangram Majumdar that hopefully will include him answering a few questions about his [...]

Charles Burchfield at the UCLA Hammer Museum

November 2, 2009 by  
Filed under notable painters

Charles BurchfieldAn April Mood, 1946-1955 Watercolor and charcoal on joined paper Heatwaves in a Swamp: The Paintings of Charles Burchfield at the UCLA Hammer Museum Burchfield has been a big inspiration to me for a long time and I hope to get up to LA in the next couple of weeks to see this show. [...]

Albert York – R.I.P.

November 1, 2009 by  
Filed under notable painters

Albert York – R.I.P.

Albert York Woman and Skeleton, 1967 12 x 11 inches oil on canvas mounted on masonite Albert York, who died last Tuesday, was a highly acclaimed yet reclusive painter of small still lifes, landscapes and figures – largely made from invention and memory. The New York Times had an obituary by Roberta Smith that gives [...]