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09.12.13
Figurative Painting
*** Everyone wants to understand painting. why don’t they try to understand the song of the birds? why do they love a night, a flower, everything which surrounds man, without attempting to understand them? whereas where painting is concerned, they
04.29.10
Figurative Painting
I dropped by the Montreal's Red Bird Gallery (Oiseau Rouge) on Van Horne last Friday night to check out my friend Emily Pelstring’s performance piece “Abortion Spa”. Tucked away in an old loft building this atmospheric, vintage exhibition space is a
03.14.10
Figurative Painting
Tigris, latin for Tiger, is the name of a river that flows from East Turkey into the Persian gulf, and according to the Bible it originates in the mighty river that runs through the Garden of Eden. To the contrary, Wadi
12.18.09
Figurative Painting
Finding the McKee Gallery requires navigating the chaos of Fifth Avenue at Christmastime: a colossal snowflake suspended by frail guywires hovers menacingly above the seething masses of fur-hatted dowagers, while the hideously out of touch Louis Vuitton window mocks the unemployed
12.18.09
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Don't Flee the Art Market! captures the mood that the New Museum's Generational show aimed for but often spoiled with overly topical pieces. The show, curated by Paulina Bebecka and featuring 300 affordable works by young artists, is fresh and funny.
11.12.09
Figurative Painting
by Arty
Norval Morriseau, “the Picasso of the North" made more money than he had probably ever dreamed yet still he ended up on the street begging of change. The starving artist life has always seemed romantic and like one of the ways
10.24.09
Figurative Painting
Museums of all kinds are wonderful, but big museums tend to be devoted to one conventional subject (like art or history-boring!), and feature well-curated, non-terrifying exhibits. This is why I prefer the type of museum that you stumble across by accident,
10.08.09
Figurative Painting
To open Francine Spiegel's first solo show of paintings at Deitch Projects the other night, a few friends of hers including myself were lucky enough to perform "The Curse of the Century-Old Egg." For one solid hour, we threw goop
10.03.09
Figurative Painting
by Arty
Another thing to be on the look out for in 2010 is Quebec Art. As I stated in my last post for years Quebec has long and strong history of art. Some of which has gone unnoticed outside Quebec
06.24.09
Figurative Painting
Many beers at Barbara’s bar at the Brewery here in LA resulted in the following list. They are all French. They are all painters. So it goes, in descending order: 5. Seurat. He’s underrated the way Roy Lichtenstein is. Divisionism
05.21.09
Figurative Painting
(http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1285/is_10_29/ai_56749888/pg_26/) Neville Wakefield is the Curator of Frieze Projects at Frieze Art Fair. Cecily Brown is an English painter working in New York. Here is a short and funny interview of Cecily. It provides insight into the way she works. Most
05.15.09
Figurative Painting
Paul Ruiz, an artist working in Melbourne Australia, has quickly become one of my favorite artists working today. Having only launched his first solo show in 2005, his work speaks as if he has been painting for several lifetimes. It is
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