Monthly Archives: March 2016

April Offerings – Part I: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of VI: Jane Maxwell In the words of one writer, “Trim, fashion-forward silhouettes serve as central icons in this mixed-media collage, that deconstructs and illuminates the feminine ideal. Figures are stripped of fashion and makeup … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXXI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Thomas Colletta In the words of one writer, “Inspired by the visually saturated designs of American culture, American artist Thomas Colletta represents the innumerable varieties of vernacular objects and architectural facades in his … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American art – Part I of V: Deladier Almeida Artist Statement: “The way my painting comes out is a function of the way I attack it. I have to work on the edge of my rational mind.” Below – “Geometry … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXIX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Charline von Heyl Artist Statement: “I started out as a painter in an environment where painting was something very powerful and I actually never lost that feeling. I never doubted painting.” Below – … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXVIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Pat Steir Artist Statement: “The self is like a bug. Every time you smack it, it moves to another place.” Below – “Mountain in Rain”; “Mixed Marks, Landscape”; “Mixed Marks, Rorschach with Red … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXVII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

Happy Easter American Art – Part I of V: Sean Scully In the words of one writer, “Sean Scully is an Irish-born American-based painter and printmaker who has twice been named a Turner Prize nominee. His work is collected in … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXVI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Laurie Reid Artist Statement: “I don’t believe there’s such a thing as pure formalism. I do sometimes use a grid, and other formal constructs, but there’s always the human hand involved. Psyche, material, … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Judy Pfaff Artist Statement: “I think the things about being an artist is that you should be allowed to test murky, unclear, unsure territory. Having it all together is the least interesting thing … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXIV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Laura Owens Artist Statement: “I am not interested in making people uncomfortable, but at the same time I don’t have an interest in paintings that are truly passive. The best paintings are ones … Continue reading

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March Offerings – Part XXIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Susan Middleton Artist Statement: “I consider myself a portrait photographer. My subjects are plants and animals, and I hope to evoke an emotional response.” Below – “Requiem”; “Naupaka (Front)”; “Naupaka (Back)”; “Day Octopus”; … Continue reading

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