Wednesday, April 23, 2014

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 [...]


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 [...]

Leon Kossoff: London Landscapes
Affirmation in Truce

December 16, 2013 by  
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Review by Thaddeus Radell (Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash) LEON KOSSOFF Cherry Tree, Winter 2006-7 Oil on board 36 1/4 by 42 3/8 in. 92.1 by 107.6 cm. click here for larger image The current exhibition of Leon Kossoff, London Landscapes, at Mitchell- Inness & Nash is an inspiring testimony to the [...]

New Edwin Dickinson Catalogue Raisonné at Edwin

November 26, 2013 by  
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A new internet art treasure recently launched with the new Edwin Dickinson Catalogue Raisonné at Edwin This site is a stunning gift and important new resource for the art community. The many great paintings and drawings (1201 listed in total) are an unparalleled source of inspiration and study for students and painters everywhere. Especially [...]

Seeing Along the Periphery, Getting at the Essence

Photo credit: Jason Houston click here for larger view  A’Dora Phillips interviews Lennart Anderson in Collaboration with Brian Schumacher Lennart Anderson on painting from life with central vision blindness; what vision loss has taught him about painting; art school; creativity; genius; influence; not fitting in; and hunkering down. The perceptual painter Lennart Anderson, who turned [...]

Impossible Realities

November 8, 2013 by  
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Balthus (Balthasar Klossowski), Mitsou, 1919, black ink on paper, 6 by 4.75 inches (courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Copyright Balthus) by Tina Engels The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is currently showing works by Balthus in an exhibition entitled Cats and Girls—Paintings and Provocations.  Exhibited alongside the 35 early to mid [...]

Interview with Michael Tompkins

Please note: several images in this interview link to a “zoomify” viewer where clicking the image allows you to zoom and pan, much the same way one uses google maps. You also have the ability to enlarge the viewing area to fill the browser window with button on the right-most part of the toolbar below [...]

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