The meditative process of making: Abstraction in Connecticut

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Co-curators Daphne Anderson Deeds and Jacquelyn Gleisner have organized “State of Abstraction,” a sophisticated  group exhibition comprising elegant work by more than twenty Connecticut artists who explore a wide range of abstract strategies. Thoughtfully installed at the Washington Art Association, the work speaks of emotion, material experimentation, history, and the meditative process of making.

RESIDENCY: Nancy Morrow’s new paintings

Contributed by Jacquelyn Gleisner / In early October, I visited the studio of artist Nancy Morrow at the Two Coats of Paint Artist Residency. Morrow, an associate professor of art at Kansas State University, had spent the previous week at the space in DUMBO, Brooklyn, and was scheduled to fly home after our meeting. On … read more… “RESIDENCY: Nancy Morrow’s new paintings”

Quick study: Art bus, Rauschenberg as bad parent, sexism in arts writing, Abelow, Two Coats Residency, Stanley Whitney, Stella retrospective, more

Art in a bus: According to The Art Newspaper, “works by Scottish Turner prizewinners and nominees will be seen across Scotland in a traveling show due to crisscross the country in a specially adapted bus (image above). Artists featured in the touring exhibition, ‘Eyes on the Prize,’ include Martin Boyce (Turner prizewinner, 2011), Ciara Phillips—a … read more… “Quick study: Art bus, Rauschenberg as bad parent, sexism in arts writing, Abelow, Two Coats Residency, Stanley Whitney, Stella retrospective, more”