Thomas Nozkowski has died

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Last week news spread through the New York art community that Thomas Nozkowski had died after a long fight with pancreatic cancer. Nozkowski was known for his colorful abstractions, often made on small canvas boards. His intimate, anti-heroic approach influenced a generation of abstract artists (myself included) and readers will … read more… “Thomas Nozkowski has died”

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Thomas Nozkowski: Making pictures with “as much intelligence and depth as I can muster”

 Thomas Nozkowski, “Untitled (8-136),” 2010, oil on linen on panel, 22″ x 28″ Thomas Nozkowski,”Untitled (8-134),” 2010, oil on linen on panel, 22″ x 28″  Thomas Nozkowski, “Untitled (8-135),” 2010, oil on linen on panel, 22″ x 28″  Thomas Nozkowski, “Untitled (8-137),” 2009, oil on linen on panel, 22″ x 28″ In latest issue of … read more… “Thomas Nozkowski: Making pictures with “as much intelligence and depth as I can muster””

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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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How Thomas Nozkowski scaled back the rules and rhetoric

I forgot to include the three small Nozkowski paintings at the Armory Show on my list of most compelling small-scale paintings at the recent NYC fairs. At Daily Gusto, Harry reports about the Thomas Nozkowski lecture he attended at the Fisher Landau Center in Long Island City, Queens. The occasion was a small survey of … read more… “How Thomas Nozkowski scaled back the rules and rhetoric”

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