Thornton Willis: Stripped down guts and lived wisdom

Blogger/artist Steven Alexander reports that “anyone who is a lover of painting will inevitably feel a rush of recognition — that increasingly rare sense of being in the presence of an authentic voice. At once familiar and challenging, this rich new body of work is like the visual equivalent of a great Muddy Waters record … read more… “Thornton Willis: Stripped down guts and lived wisdom”

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Artwork delivery: Platform Project Space, NYC

Update (March 9): For snaps of the installation, check out Joanne Mattera Art Blog here. Watch VernissageTV’s video of the blogpix opening.Today (March 3) I’m delivering 5 paintings for the “blogpix” show to Denise Bibro Fine Art’s Platform Project Space. Organized by Olympia Lambert, the show is view March 5 – 28th, 2009, with an … read more… “Artwork delivery: Platform Project Space, NYC”

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Flying colors at OK Harris

Blogger Steven Alexander strongly recommends “No Chromophobia” at OK Harris.”Curated by Richard Witter, this show focuses on color as content in abstract painting, and brings together thirty-three painters in a stunning array of discerning concept and sensuous chroma…. There is a conspicuous absence of irony – these artists are engaged in painting not as pastiche, … read more… “Flying colors at OK Harris”

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Mothers’ Day linkfest: Bloggers on painting

Check out Joanne Mattera’s post on Thomas Nozkowski, Tomma Abts, and Roberto Juarez. She’s chosen to report on these three artists as a group, because “the constancy of elements in their work, as well as the range of expression within their self-imposed parameters, bring greater depth to their painting, and certainly more profound pleasure in … read more… “Mothers’ Day linkfest: Bloggers on painting”

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