Monday, September 22, 2014

Interview with Alex Kanevsky

Alex Kanevsky Interview with Neil Plotkin Alex Kanevsky J.F.H. 48″ x 48″, oil on board, 2011 click here for a larger view   Many readers are familiar with Alex Kanevsky‚Äôs work but perhaps not all of his details. The internet offers a great deal of information about Mr. Kanevsky but unfortunately much of it is, [...]

Interview with Sydney Licht

January 13, 2012 by  
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Interview with Sydney Licht

click here for a larger view Interview with Sydney Licht by Neil Plotkin   Sydney Licht is a painter based in New York. Ms. Licht studied at Smith College and received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She is represented by Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in New York and is [...]

Joseph Albers

January 4, 2012 by  
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Joseph Albers

“…like Picasso has said it, “We don’t get what we want.” And therefore we continue, and therefore my saying is, “A painter paints because he has no time not to paint.” – Joseph Albers Albers, Josef, b. 1888 d. 1976, was one of the most influential artist-educators of the 20th century, was a member of [...]

JSS Benefit Auction

January 4, 2012 by  
Filed under contemporary realism

  Several members of the Jerusalem Studio School faculty, visiting artists and friends have generously contributed their thoughts and experience with interviews and articles on Painting Perceptions over the past couple of years. The Jerusalem Studio School was founded by Israel Hershberg in 1998 where it not only pioneered figurative art training in Israel but [...]

The Great Lead White Shortage

January 1, 2012 by  
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The Great Lead White Shortage

Who took the lead out? Painters who use some form of lead white are now noticing significant problems with finding Flake White, Cremnitz or other forms of lead white from most of the major art supply websites. Dick Blick and others state that various brands of lead white are on back order and should be [...]