Month: September 2010


Studio Visit: Matthew Miller and the Drama of Subtlety

Contributed by Guest Blogger JONATHAN STEVENSON A corner in Matthew Miller’s Bushwick studio. Miller’s collection of well-worn brushes. Reading material:  Frank Stella’s Working Space, Wyndham Lewis Portraits, and a book about Phillip Guston’s late work.  Matthew Miller self-portrait (no information available). Last December, Sharon Butler wrote in The Brooklyn Rail […]


Laura Newman: On the verge

“I want my paintings to exist at the point where form takes on meaning–where a triangle can be read as a road in perspective, for example. Color is saturated and matte; space is warped; lines are active and almost three-dimensional. The scenes are reduced to sets, pressed against the picture […]


Distinctive: A few upcoming shows

An early Austin Thomas collage, “Distinctive,” 2006, collage and pen, 8 ½ x 11.” Austin Thomas, “Happy Healthy Life,” 2010, handmade print, quite small–around 5 ” x 7.” Drawing on the Utopic: A Solo Exhibition of Drawings and Text Pieces by Austin Thomas. Storefront, Brooklyn, NY. September 17 – October […]