Barbara Campbell Thomas: Ten Images (or An Abstract Painter’s Pilgrimage to Italy)

Guest Contributor Barbara Campbell Thomas / Journeying to Italy in order to bask in the perfectly toned muscular glow of High Renaissance art is a well-worn artist narrative. But while visiting Italy this past June, I bypassed the usual cast of characters entirely, taking in Florence mostly while dragging my luggage between the train station … read more… “Barbara Campbell Thomas: Ten Images (or An Abstract Painter’s Pilgrimage to Italy)”

Hilma af Klint at Serpentine Gallery: Sustenance and Possibility

Contributed by Barbara Campbell Thomas / I first laid eyes on the work of Hilma af Klint (Stockholm, 1862-1944) in 1999, while an MFA student at the University of California at Berkeley. Towards the end of a particularly fruitful studio visit, that day’s visiting artist gifted gave me with a copy of the catalogue for … read more… “Hilma af Klint at Serpentine Gallery: Sustenance and Possibility”

The Painting Center: When color matters

Color is slippery. Anyone who has ever tried to translate a casually observed color into pigment on canvas knows that the hue will never be the same as what he or she remembers. Variables like light and shadow change the same basic color from warm to cool, light to dark. And, as Albers taught us, … read more… “The Painting Center: When color matters”

Report from Greensboro, North Carolina

In October, the Art Department of the University of North Carolina Greensboro invited me for a visit, and while I was there I participated in a panel discussion that had been organized by Barbara Campbell Thomas at the beautiful Weatherspoon Art Museum in conjunction with the Maud Gatewood exhibition. I visited a slew of talented … read more… “Report from Greensboro, North Carolina”

Drawing links

Maureen McQuillan, “Untitled Photogram (QCG/3),” 2010, unique silver gelatin print, 29 x 36,” courtesy of the artist and McKenzie Fine Art  Rosemarie Fiore, “Firework Drawing #26″, 2009, lit firework residue on Fabriano paper, 41 x 48,” courtesy of Priska C. Juschka Fine Art Amy Pleasant, “Untitled (Green Cloud I),” 2009, ink and gouache on paper, … read more… “Drawing links”

June 30: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows, openings, and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / June 30, 2015 / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Images have been selected by Two Coats of Paint. NOTE: Many venues are on special summer hours. Please inquire before going out of … read more… “June 30: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows, openings, and events”

November 18: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / November 18, 2014  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. Note: Images have been selected by Two Coats of Paint. [Image: Stuart Shils @ Steven Harvey Fine Art Project] LOWER EAST SIDE Hannah … read more… “November 18: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events”

June 17 : Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / June 17, 2014  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts.  Note: Images are selected by Two Coats of Paint. [Image at top: Michael Wyshock @ Lu Magnus] LOWER EAST SIDE Anicka Yi / … read more… “June 17 : Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events”

May 20: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / May 20, 2014  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts.  Note: Images are selected by Two Coats of Paint. Matt Connors @ Canada LOWER EAST SIDE Anicka Yi / Chapter NY / 127 … read more… “May 20: Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events”

Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events: Art Fair edition

SOME but not all NYC SELECTED SHOWS TO SEE / May 8, 2014  / Listed south to north. Compiled by artist Andrew Ginzel for his students at the School of Visual Arts. THE ART FAIRS (See websites for VIP and benefit opening events) NADA / Pier 36 East River @ 299 South St. / http://newartdealers.org … read more… “Andrew Ginzel’s list of NYC shows and events: Art Fair edition”