by Jordan Wolfson (Painting Perceptions gives enormous thanks to Jordan Wolfson for this thoughtful and important essay and greatly appreciates his generous contribution. You can find more of his work and information on his website.) He is also leading a workshop “Painting as Interbeing” – May 5-8, 2014 in Colorado, you can contact him for […]
By Elana Hagler photo credit: Brittany McGinley I just came back from four days spent at the Representational Art Conference in Ventura, California. When I told several painter friends that I was planning on attending this event, they expressed dismay that I would be wading into a sea of classical painters. The general tone of our conversations […]
I just discovered this wonderful video by the BBC and the Philosopher Roger Scrution (in 6 parts) posted on Valentino’s new blog on art and Croatian painting in particular. (Valentino frequently comments here) A provocative and thought provoking discussion of post-modernism and Beauty. Might inspire a lively conversation here. Part One of Six – you […]
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 […]
Great Op-Ed article in today’s New York Times called: Has Conceptual Art Jumped the Shark Tank? by Denis Dutton. I don’t want to jump out of my own tank too soon but reading this article makes me wonder if there might still be hope the art world could again embrace beauty as a valid pursuit?