Art Objects Observed

Exhibiting East and West

Exhibiting East and West

I am introducing a new direction in my studio practice with The Understudies this month in Seattle at Frederick Holmes and Company Gallery and  in Boston at Lanoue Gallery.  I have expanded my studio practice with The Understudies to create images that are solely “photographic”. As a nod to Robert […]

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gargage installation of the black show

Finding A Peaceful Solution

I am in the process of building a new studio and recently began the task of sorting through the detritus of 20 years of working in the same space. Usually there are paintings and bits of this and that in every studio most artists do not want to accidentally include in their […]

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89 Seconds at Alcazar

I finally had the chance to see Eve Sussman’s 2010 film, 89 Seconds at Alcazar at the National Museum of Women in the Arts while I was in DC last week. Sussman’s compelling recreation of the Velazquez painting, Las Meninas was mesmerizing. The film depicts a seemingly one take view of the moments […]

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Art Objects Observed: I’m Trying, But You Are Making It Difficult, Addendum

The addendum to my January 26th post about the importance of the user friendly-ness of artist’s websites (see the re-post below),  is about a recent gallery experience. Friday, I had a drop in and say hi gallery appointment in Boston, nothing formal. The gallery owner asked me to sit across from […]

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Art Objects Observed: I’m Trying, But You Are Making It Difficult

Recently, I blogged about artwork that I have seen in galleries under the heading “Art Objects Observed”.  Today I am writing about artwork that I have struggled to observe online. For the past few hours I have been working on my talk, Wax Collage: Beyond Technique for the 6th International Encaustic Conference. […]

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Art Objects Observed: de Kooning

Recently I attended  de Kooning: A Retrospective at the MoMA. This extensive exhibition covers seventeen thousand square feet of de Kooning’s work from seven decades. The exhibition was a long journey through exquisite sensitivity, raw emotion and misogyny; from the jewel-like, biomorphic  Summer Couch to the beautifully grotesque Woman II.  Also […]

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