Sunday, April 20, 2014

Memory in Action: An Interview with Martin Campos

February 2, 2014 by  
Filed under cityscape painting, Figure Painting, interviews

Interview by Elana Hagler (Ed. note: untitled cityscapes are approx. 6 x 6 inches and are oil on panel) click here for larger view Arcenio Martin Campos attended New Mexico State University for studio arts, and then the University of New Mexico for studies in art history. He began drawing on his own as a [...]

Interview with Vincent Desiderio

Vincent Desiderio, Hitchcock’s Hands, 2012 oil and mixed media on canvas 64 x 66 inches (Courtesy of the artist and the Marlborough Gallery) Vincent Desiderio is widely considered to be among America’s most preeminent living painters. He is currently having his eighth one-man exhibition of new work at the Marlborough Gallery 40 West 57th Street, NYC [...]

KYLE STAVER: Theater of the Odd

November 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Figure Painting, Reviews

Review by Thaddeus Radell Cloistered in a modest room of the Tibor de Nagy Gallery are four relatively large and carefully playful paintings by Kyle Staver. The immediate impact is one of exuberant expansiveness, an effect which is rather unsettling and odd as the works are badgered with shapes reeling in open narrative: gape-mouthed fish, [...]

A STUDIO VISIT WITH JANICE NOWINSKI

October 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Figure Painting, still life, studio visit

by Xico Greenwald An exhibition of recent paintings by Brooklyn-based artist Janice Nowinski will open this week at John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY. The objects and figures in Ms. Nowinski’s paintings teeter and tilt. An active, funky geometry animates her canvases, with a warm, muted palette of earth tones laid down in speedy strokes. [...]

Painting the Dramatic Moment: An Interview with Elise Schweitzer

  Interview by Elana Hagler   Elise Schweitzer’s full-bodied, bold, and luscious paintings caught my eye a couple of years ago and I’ve been following her work since.  Elise has a wonderful mix of formal invention and playful, curious narrative in her work.  Many painters I’ve seen tend to fall into the formalist camp or [...]

Pursuing Humanity: An Interview with Simon Dinnerstein

A, 1992, detail   Simon Dinnerstein is a Brooklyn-based painter and graphic artist. He has a B.A. in history from the City College of New York, and continued his studies in painting and drawing at the Brooklyn Museum Art School.  Dinnerstein is a recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship to Germany, the Rome Prize for living and [...]

David Campbell Interview

October 4, 2012 by  
Filed under Figure Painting, interviews, still life

David Campbell, 36 Years Old, 13×16″ 2011 click here for a larger view   David Campbell Is an emerging Pennsylvannia based painter who graduated from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in 2007. He has shown in a number of venues including a 2007 solo show at the Rosenfeld Gallery in Philadelphia. David is [...]

Interview with Tim Kennedy

Tim Kennedy Jane and Rose 34″ x 48″ oil on linen click here for a larger view   I pleased to present a telephone conversation I had recently with Tim Kennedy, a Bloomington, Indiana painter who teaches at Indiana University and shows at the First Street Gallery in NYC where he is currently having a [...]

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’s 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, [...]

Scott Noel: A Life in Paint

Scott Noel, Enceinte, oil on linen, 34 x 46 inches courtesy of the Gross Mccleaf Gallery   Scott Noel: A Life in Paint By Elana Hagler (Guest Writer for Painting Perceptions)   As I enter through the door in the side of the large industrial building in Manayunk, a slightly run-down but vigorous town of [...]

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