Merlin James’ elusive architecture

 Merlin James, Yellow Roof, 2007, acrylic on canvas, 24 x 21.875″   Merlin James, House and Tree, 2007, acrylic on canvas, 25.875 x 26 inches Glasgow-based Merlin James’ small architectural paintings invite various associations – domesticity, industry, nostalgia. The mix or alternation of functionality and ornament, and the reference to models or source images, create … read more… “Merlin James’ elusive architecture”

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Amy Sillman’s “Suitors & Strangers” in Houston

“Amy Sillman: Suitors & Strangers,” organized by Claudia Schmuckli. Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX. Through Nov. 10. Ulrich Museum Of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas, April 19- August 5.In the Houston Press, Kelly Klaasmeyer reports: “Amy Sillman paints like she’s reincarnated from some squirrelly, third-tier 1950s abstractionist. But … read more… “Amy Sillman’s “Suitors & Strangers” in Houston”

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