Joseph E. Yoakum’s oozing striated landscapes in Chicago

Joseph Yoakum, “Saxonia, Passenger Ship,”1969, ink, colored pencil on paper, 12 x 19 inches, Photo courtesy Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia In Art on Paper James Yood writes that if Joseph E. Yoakum (1890–1972) had never existed, aficionados of self-taught, nonacademic, and intuitive art might have had to invent him. “His life and art fulfill so many … read more… “Joseph E. Yoakum’s oozing striated landscapes in Chicago”

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Zdenek Kosek: Maintaining universal order

Ballpoint pen, marker/paper, 7.75 x 5.75 in (19.7 x 14.6 cm) In Art on Paper, Lyle Rexer examines Zdenek Kosek‘s ballpoint pen drawings which were recently on view at Calvin Morris. “Born in what was then Czechoslovakia (now the Czech Republic) in 1949, Kosek worked as a typographer and drew occasional satiric cartoons. At about … read more… “Zdenek Kosek: Maintaining universal order”

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Triple Candie reopens: “Because we saw artists as complicit with the problems we were seeing, we were motivated not to work with them”

Shelly Bancroft and Peter Nesbett are reopening Triple Candie this month at 148th Street, just west of Amsterdam. At ArtInfo, Chris Bors sits down with the husband-and-wife team, who are also the co-publishers of Art on Paper, to discuss the future of Triple Candie and its controversial past. “In 2006 the gallery took a provocative … read more… “Triple Candie reopens: “Because we saw artists as complicit with the problems we were seeing, we were motivated not to work with them””

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