Roger White on the Death-of-Painting problem

Roger White, Untitled, 2009, watercolor on paper, 12 x 8 3/4″ Roger White, Untitled, 2010, oil on canvas, 60 x 40″ Roger White, Untitled, 2010, oil on canvas , 60 x 40″ At Idiom, editor Stephen Squibb talks to Roger White, painter, writer, and co-founder of the journal Paper Monument about the evolution of his … read more… “Roger White on the Death-of-Painting problem”

6 Comments

Gregory Amenoff: Still fascinated by the materials, process and problems of painting

Gregory Amenoff, “Trine,” 2010, oil on panel, 32 1/4 x 34 1/2,” Images courtesy Alexandre Gallery, New York.   Gregory Amenoff, “Ribbonfall,” 2009 – 2010, oil on panel, 32 1/4 x 34 1/2″ Gregory Amenoff, “Quantrantology,” 2009 – 2010, oil on panel, 32 1/4 x 34 1/2″ Gregory Amenoff, “Rill, 2010, oil on canvas covered … read more… “Gregory Amenoff: Still fascinated by the materials, process and problems of painting”

No Comments

Wendell Gladstone: Nuns, bums, sailfish and soldiers

 Wendell Gladstone, “Devolution,”  2010, acrylic on canvas, 84 x 60″ Wendell Gladstone, “Mob,” 2010, acrylic on canvas, 84 x 60.”  Wendell Gladstone, “Headdress,”  2010, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48″ This week in New York Jerry Saltz gives Wendell Gladstone’s show at Kravets/Wehby a shout. Gladstone (b. 1972), who lives and works in LA, had … read more… “Wendell Gladstone: Nuns, bums, sailfish and soldiers”

1 Comment

Blast Radius

Joy Garnett,”Lost,” 2010, oil on canvas, 60″ x 70″ Joy Garnett, “O.P.P.,” 2010, oil on canvas, 60″ x 70″ Joy Garnett,”Sploosh, 2010, oil on canvas, 54″ x 60″ “Boom & Bust,” Joy Garnett at Winkleman Gallery, installation view. The other day I stopped by Winkleman Gallery to see Joy Garnett’s new paintings, and then hurried … read more… “Blast Radius”

No Comments

Real Estate for artists

To learn more about the property, click here. I’ve recently learned that my old house and barn studio in Stonington, Connecticut, are up for sale. Two hours from NYC via Rte. 95 or Amtrak, the land is amazing, although the house is begging for someone with homeowner (or loft-renovator) know-how and carpentry skills. The secluded … read more… “Real Estate for artists”

No Comments

In favor of improvisation: Angelina Gualdoni at Asya Geisberg

Angelina Gualdoni, “Untitled (Dusty Dusky),” 2010, acrylic and oil on canvas, 47 x 52″ Angelina Gualdoni, “Untitled (Black Swirl), 2010, oil and acrylic on canvas, 28 x 24” Angelina Gualdoni, “Edges of Presence,” 2010, acrylic and oil on canvas, 52 x 47″ Painter Asya Geisberg has opened a new gallery at the old Goff + … read more… “In favor of improvisation: Angelina Gualdoni at Asya Geisberg”

3 Comments

Cordy Ryman’s itchy tactility and openendedness

Cordy Ryman, “Dudley!” 2010, acrylic & enamel on wood, 19 x 17 x 1 ¾” Cordy Ryman, “Waiting for Christopher,” 2010, acrylic & enamel on wood, screws – 23 pieces, dimensions variable: 87 x 6 1/4 x 2 3/4″ as installed w/ 17 pieces  Cordy Ryman, installation view. In the summer issue of Bomb, painter/critic … read more… “Cordy Ryman’s itchy tactility and openendedness”

No Comments

Anselm Keifer’s factory

In The Guardian, Peter Bradshaw reports that “Over Your Cities Grass Will Grow,” an often wordless  essay-documentary about lugubrious German artist Anselm Kiefer and his heavy art practice, is a worthwhile film that attempts to respond to his work rather than simply document it. “Filmmaker Sophie Fiennes begins by roaming through the tunnels and corridors … read more… “Anselm Keifer’s factory”

3 Comments

Austin Thomas: Consummately visual

 Austin Thomas, “The Travel Diaries,” installation view.  Austin Thomas, “The Studio” installation view. Austin Thomas, “Conversations,” installation view.  Austin Thomas, “The Studio” and “The Sketches,” installation view. In The Brooklyn Rail, Thomas Micchelli reviews Austin Thomas’s remarkable solo show at STOREFRONT, which closes this Sunday. “The installation, which is divided into four sections (‘Travel Diaries,’ … read more… “Austin Thomas: Consummately visual”

No Comments