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Quick study: Forgotten, lost, missed, and sincere

 At Bomblog George Negroponte writes about William Baziotes, an AbEx painter whose work, although included in most major museum collections in his lifetime, is not as well known as that of his contemporaries. “So where is Baziotes in our consciousness today, nearly 50 years after his untimely death and on […]

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Quick study: Twitter notes

Here are a few recent links from the Two Coats Twitter Feed. For readers unfamiliar with Twitter, “RT” indicates the item has been repeated, or “retweeted,” from someone else’s Twitter feed. — Doesn’t this sculpture look sort of like a Joshua Abelow character? http://bit.ly/OzRNzu — Chelsea block party on a […]

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Quick study: Psychedelic edition

• Ken Johnson, NY Times art critic and author of Are You Experienced: How Psychedelic Consciousness Transformed Modern Art, gushes over Terry Winters new paintings, calling them “psychedelically thrilling.” Terry Winters, Notebook 5, 2003-2011, collage, 11 x 8 1/2 inches  • Terri Ciccone reviews “What I Know,” in Bushwick Daily. […]

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Quick Study: Residency Opportunities

I just received an email with a long listing of artist opportunities, so I thought I’d share a few. When I see residencies like this posted, I think of the thousands of artists who aren’t selected each year. Keep in mind that artists can expand opportunities by creating their own […]

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Quick study: Damien Hirst edition

In a  Radio Times interview this week, David Hockney (who was just appointed a member of the prestigious Order of Merit by the Queen) ripped into Damien Hirst, calling his use of assistants insulting to other artists. “It’s a little insulting to craftsmen,” he said. “I used to point out, […]