Monthly Archives: March 2016

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

American Art – Part I of V: Sherrie Levine Artist Statement: “I’m not making the art to make a point or to illustrate a theory. I’m making the picture I want to look at which is what I think everybody … Continue reading

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

American Art – Part I of IV: Joan Jonas Artist Statement: “It’s the shamanistic idea—the performer goes through the actions so that the audience can experience them also… It takes you into a space that you wouldn’t otherwise be in.” … Continue reading

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

Welcome, Sweet Spring American Art – Part I of VI: Bryan Hunt Artist Statement: “My paintings and prints are the same. They’re maps to use for orienting myself in space.” Below – “Small Cairn”; “Memnon 2”; “Sedona Precipice”; “Island”; “Phobos”; … Continue reading

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

American Art – Part I of VIII: Jane Freilicher Artist Statement: “When I start painting, it’s with this rush of feeling—an emotional reaction to something I find beautiful in the subject, which provides the energy, the impetus to paint. Then, … Continue reading

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

American Art – Part I of VII: Marcel Dzama Marcel Dzama is a contemporary artist from Winnipeg, Canada who currently lives and works in New York. Below – “The Beauty that is Born from the Seed of the Beast”; “Here’s … Continue reading

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

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day Below – Two Irish Bards: William Butler Yeats and James Joyce. A Poem for Today “Sailing to Byzantium” By William Butler Yeats I That is no country for old men. The young In one another’s arms, … Continue reading

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

American Art – Part I of IV: Darren Almond In the words of one writer, “There’s a different energy breathing through the images than you get in ordinary photographic printing. These have a different depth to them. They feel more … Continue reading

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

“Beware the Ides of March” 15 March 44 BCE: Julius Caesar, Roman general, statesman, Consul, and author, is assassinated. 15 March 1974 CE: Robert Neralich, American scholar, teacher, and writer, gets married and in time fathers three sons. Marriage AND … Continue reading

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

American Art – Part I of V: Leslie Batty Artist Statement: “My artwork explores ideas of feminine identity construction. Having grown up in a family of seamstresses and grade-school teachers, my mixed-media paintings on fabric and collaged paper, reference the … Continue reading

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

American Art – Part I of V: Gideon Jacques Denny In the words of one writer, “Gideon Jacques Denny was born in Wilmington, Delaware on July 15, 1830. As a young man he worked as a sailor of small craft … Continue reading

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