Thursday, October 30, 2014

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 [...]

Conversation with Lennart Anderson

Introduction by Susan Jane Walp I met Lennart Anderson during the summer of 1968. I was an undergraduate student at Mount Holyoke College, attending a summer program run by Boston University at Tanglewood, and Lennart was the painting instructor. We painted from the model, and Lennart painted along with us. Later he expressed some guilt [...]

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 [...]

Interview with Duane Keiser

Duane Keiser is perhaps best known as the leading pioneer in the trend of painters selling work online. He is not only a fabulous painter who has sold work in major NYC galleries but continues to be a leading figure “in democratizing the art world, using the Internet to change the making and selling of [...]

Ruth Miller Forge in conversation with Stuart Shils on Tilted-Arc

April 8, 2014 by  
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Ruth Miller Forge, “Enamel Jug Still Life,” 2001 (reworked 2013), oil on linen © Ruth Miller Forge. Image courtesy the artist and New York Studio School. Photo: Richard Benari If you haven’t yet been made aware of this incredible conversation between Stuart Shils and Ruth Miller Forge you are in for a rare treat. This [...]

Sigal Tsabari Video

March 26, 2014 by  
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Sigal Tsabari on i24news from Eran Ackerman on Vimeo. A delightful but regretfully brief Israeli television new production about the Israeli painter Sigal Tsabari drawing and painting of horses from life. I had the privilege to interview Sigal Tsabari on Painting Perceptions in 2012. Here is a link to a much longer video, in Hebrew, [...]

Alberto Giacometti, “The more you fail, the more you succeed.”

March 18, 2014 by  
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Alberto Giacometti – Ein Portrait, Original film recordings of Alberto Giacometti at work in his Paris studio. “The more you fail, the more you succeed. It is only when everything is lost and – instead of giving up – you go on, that you experience the momentary prospect of some slight progress. Suddenly you have [...]

OBSERVATION AND INVENTION at the PAFA

January 24, 2014 by  
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Scott Noel, Telemachus and the Sirens, 2011, oil on linen, 78 × 90 inches Courtesy of Gross McCleaf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA click here for a larger view OBSERVATION AND INVENTION: THE SPACE OF DESIRE at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Curated by Scott Noel January 21 – April 6, 2014 Reception: Wednesday, February [...]

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 [...]

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