Manny Farber: The profundity of existence in its ordinary details

Union-Tribune art critic Robert L. Pincus on painter Manny Farber, who died early Monday morning: “Manny Farber never tired of looking at small things: a flower, a Post-it note or a section of rebar. He never stopped being fascinated with how ‘to get it as I see it,’ as he said one day in his … read more… “Manny Farber: The profundity of existence in its ordinary details”

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Is it animated painting…or painterly animation? (Helpful links to videos included.)

“Animated Painting,” curated by Betti-Sue Hertz. San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA. Through Jan. 13. Is it animated painting…or painterly animation? You decide. SDMA presents 25 videos by 14 artists who have used traditional painting and drawing methods as the basis and inspiration for digital animations. While some artists maintain the practice of … read more… “Is it animated painting…or painterly animation? (Helpful links to videos included.)”

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Peter Simensky’s currency exchange

“Cerca Series: Peter Simensky,” curated by Lucia Sanroman. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, CA. Through Sept. 23 In the Union-Tribune, Robert L. Pincus reports: “The Brooklyn-based artist isn’t the first to make art about or with money – and we can be sure he won’t be the last. Nineteenth-century fool-the-eye painters, including … read more… “Peter Simensky’s currency exchange”

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