Saturday, December 20, 2014

Interview with Ann Gale

by Larry Groff I am honored that Ann Gale agreed to this telephone interview and thank her greatly for being so generous with her time and attention with sharing thoughts about her art and process. Ann Gale is a leading American figurative painter living in Seattle. Her portraits were shown alongside other leading painters of […]

Interview with Kyle Staver

Thaddeus Radell wrote in his review of the 2013 Kyle Staver Tibor de Nagy Gallery show: …“Staver is a brilliant inventor whose success lies in her commitment to her inner vision that is at once original and sophisticated and she is remarkably adept at rendering that vision into cohesive luminous constructs. From a broad, almost […]

Interview with Anne Harris

by Tina Engels I visited the studio of Anne Harris and had a peek at the some of her new paintings and a glimpse of some drawings that did not make the cut for her last exhibition. We discussed her process as she pushes further and deeper into what she feels is true in her […]

Sight Specific: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings, curated by George Nick

(note all images have a higher resolution image when clicked) Regardless of where you live, the one show not to be missed this summer is the Concord Art Association’s Sight Specific: A Selection of American Perceptual Paintings, curated by George Nick. The show runs until August 13 in Concord, Ma. George Nick selected more than […]

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 […]

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