December 26, 2011

IMAGES: Michael Van Winkle

I just received these images from Michael Van Winkle, a painter who lives in Easthampton, Massachusetts. He says he explores the relationship between common household objects and the rarefied art world in a fast paced and disorderly daily practice wherein particular places, histories and narratives unfold within the fluid context of abstract painting. His work looks terrific, and it's included in  a four-person exhibition at Vox Populi in Philadelphia through December 30. I'll try to stop by on my way to New York this week.

 Michael Van Winkle, Skulls, Fruit, Flowers and Plants, 2011, oil on canvas, 35 x 45 inches.

 Michael Van Winkle painting. Details not available.

 Michael Van Winkle, Untitled, 2010, oil on canvas, 19 x 22 inches.

 Michael Van Winkle, A Gun, A Ladle and Rocks, 2010, oil on canvas, 35 x 45 inches.

Michael Van Winkle, installation view.

"Place and Replace: Michael Van Winkle, Todd Baldwin, Dan Levenson, Michael May," Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA. Through December 30, 2011.

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