Thursday, July 31, 2014

Brian Rego

Brian Rego, Poles and a Parking Lot, 11×11 inches   I plan to occasionally post articles where I ask one or two questions to emerging perceptual painters who explore inventive possibilities to an old tradition. The first artist in this series is Brian Rego, a painter living in South Carolina whose work impressed me by [...]

Robert Beverly Hale

May 17, 2011 by  
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  Robert Beverly Hale reciting the initial lines of Arthur O’Shaughnessy’s initial lines from Ode from his book Music and Moonlight (1874)   We are the music-makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams; Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams; World-losers and world-forsakers On whom the pale moon gleams: Yet we are [...]

Wayne Thiebaud at the Morandi Museum

May 13, 2011 by  
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THIEBAUD VIA MORANDI THIEBAUD VIA MORANDI from Victor Loh on Vimeo. The Morandi Museum in Bologna is continuing its program of exhibitions that show affinities between Morandi’s painting and the work of leading contemporary artists. In 2005 they had a homage to Josef Albers and in 2009 exhibited the work of photographers Bernd and Hilla [...]

Francis Cunningham

May 10, 2011 by  
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  I recently discovered Francis Cunningham blog and youtube channel, an amazing treasure trove from a perceptual master’s knowledge and experience. Francis Cunningham has taught master classes at the Art Students League in New York City and taught many years at the Brooklyn Museum Art School as well as many other leading figurative art educational [...]

Interview with Robert Dukes

May 3, 2011 by  
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Robert Dukes, Bright Orange, 2011   By Neil Plotkin Robert Dukes is London based painter who studied at Grimsby School of Art followed by the Slade School of Art with Patrick George, Euan Uglow, and Lawrence Gowing. Robert Dukes lectures at the National Gallery and teaches for the Prince’s Drawing School. He has an upcoming [...]