April Gornik: Painting has an “undeniable gravitas”

In qi peng‘s Salt Lake City Fine Arts Examiner interview with April Gornik, qi asks Gornik, who had a solo show at Danese in November 2008, how she feels about current trends in new media and conceptual art. Here’s an excerpt from their lengthy conversation.qi peng: Do you feel that there is a certain strength … read more… “April Gornik: Painting has an “undeniable gravitas””

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Bill Jensen’s long and winding nature trail

His current exhibition at Danese focuses on a large group of black and white, ink and tempera works on paper, made between 2005 and 2008, referencing Chinese landscape painting and Sumi ink drawing. Jensen, 63, is still exploring how gesture and process can communicate emotional and spiritual content. Also included is a selection of richly … read more… “Bill Jensen’s long and winding nature trail”

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Isensee at Danese

On Joanne Mattera Art Blog, Joanne continues her hunt for geometric abstraction. She writes that Warren Isensee is kindling some retinal heat at Danese through Feb. 8. “There’s both a textile sensibility (like a Navajo chief blanket) and an architectural structure to the work (columned temples, perhaps) that come together to create intimacy and grandeur … read more… “Isensee at Danese”

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