Monthly Archives: May 2016

May Offerings – Part XX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Deborah Martin In the words of one writer, “In her recent series ‘The Slabs: The Last Free Place in America,’ painter Deborah Martin turns her attention on the community of Slab City located … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XIX: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Richard Heisler Artist Statement: “My paintings inspired by places of great importance to me as a person and as an artist. I strive to paint these places with exacting detail and commitment to … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XVIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Matt Condron Artist Statement: “I am a self-taught oil painter working in the realist style. I work from photos I take during my travels largely throughout the U.S.; though lately, some photographs from … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XVII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Stephen Magsig Artist Statement: “When I think about the conventions of painting — a tradition I respect immensely — I notice that my concern has always been with the interplay of light and … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XVI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Tom Goldenberg Painter Tom Goldenberg earned a B.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Champaign in 1970. Below – “Sandro’s Hill”; “Neptune”; “West Field”; “Lavender Valley”; “West II”; “South.” “It’s exhilarating to be alive … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of VIII: Todd Gordon Artist Statement: “As a perceptual, realist painter, I am committed to the tradition and rigorous practice of working only from observation. The industrial zones in Brooklyn and Queens where I paint … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XIV: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of IV: Julian Cardinal Artist Statement: “Loose brush strokes, muted hues, and unique textures help define my paintings as dreamy and airy. I like to work as fast as possible, without rushing. If you wait … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XIII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of III: Derek Buckner Artist Statement: “For me, painting is not about inventing something new but instead it’s the act of seeing and considering my world from new perspectives. A painting, unlike a photograph, does … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XII: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of VI: Eric Hesse Artist Statement: “The act of building is generally considered synonymous with growth and progress. In the cities I’ve called home, construction more often seems the imposition of one will upon another. … Continue reading

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May Offerings – Part XI: Something to Delight both Head and Heart

American Art – Part I of V: Robyn O’Neil Artist Robyn O’Neil lives and works in Los Angeles. A Poem for Today “From Space” By Katherine Coles You are smaller than I remember And so is the house, set downhill … Continue reading

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