Tamayo and Shire

TAMAYO AND SHIRE

Rufino Tamayo, Man and Woman, 1926, Philadelphia Museum of Art In light of the disgusting, dehumanizing rhetoric and real policies...

Hockney and a PSA

HOCKNEY AND A PSA

David Hockney at 18. I feel like you can tell from his fingers that he is going to be a great painter. Here is a great section of Hockney's...

 
 
 
Happy New Year

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Nathalie Du Pasquier Paul Wonner Lois Dodd Happy New Year. For whatever reason these images are hitting the hopeful note I'm trying...

New Radicals - Updates!

NEW RADICALS - UPDATES!

Opening 12/1 A lot of good things have happened with New Radicals. The opening was crowded and actually a fun time. Lot of positive...

 
 
 
Nuala O'Faolain

NUALA O'FAOLAIN

Achill Island, Ireland, May 2017 I heard the most moving interview with the Irish journalist Nuala O'Faolain after a sudden, terminal...

New Radicals at Cerulean Arts

NEW RADICALS AT CERULEAN ARTS

I guest curated a show for Cerulean Arts opening next week. But the reception isn't until the Thanksgiving wave crashes over. Saturday...

 
 
 
Vuillard's Doubt

VUILLARD'S DOUBT

Portrait of Thadee Natanson, 1897, Oil on Cardboard mounted on Panel, 20 x 15 inches, Brooklyn Museum I liked this enough to copy it...

Off to County Mayo

OFF TO COUNTY MAYO

Sunday I'm off to a month long residency at the Ballinglen Arts Foundation in County Mayo, Ireland. Alex and I were in Ireland once...

 
 
 
Frame Work at Ortega Y Gasset

FRAME WORK AT ORTEGA Y GASSET

From left: George Rush, Jennifer Packer, Aubrey Levinthal I'm home from Ireland and decompressing my thoughts on that. In the meantime,...

Henri Hayden

HENRI HAYDEN

I was reading through a monograph on a favorite painter, Mary Fedden, recently where Henri Hayden's work was mentioned this way: "to...

 
 
 
Unknown Colour: Winfred Nicholson

UNKNOWN COLOUR: WINFRED NICHOLSON

Boat on a Stormy Sea, 1928-29 While I was on the residency in County Mayo, Ireland I was able to read one book cover to cover , and...

Images of Mary Fedden's Home

IMAGES OF MARY FEDDEN'S HOME

I don't mean to pry but I came across one image of Mary Fedden's studio and through google quickly found images of her home. I have...

 
 
 
Exquisite Chairs

EXQUISITE CHAIRS

Patrick Hartigan, 2011, Oranges, Oil on Board, Courtesy of Darren Knight Gallery Four paintings of chairs that are exquisite. They...

Upcoming Show Nancy Margolis

UPCOMING SHOW NANCY MARGOLIS

Florida Cheerios, 2017, oil on panel, 24 x 30 I'm having a solo show, my first with Nancy Margolis, opening in two weeks. Here are...

 
 
 
Painters on Paintings

PAINTERS ON PAINTINGS

Another semester is beginning, and in teaching intermediate and advanced painting students, some of which I have had in other classes,...

Must See: Nathalie du Pasquier ICA

MUST SEE: NATHALIE DU PASQUIER ICA

What a thrill! Nathalie du Pasquier, a painter I have admired for a long time has a retrospective right here in Philly at the Institute...

 
 
 
Installation at Nancy Margolis and Gorky's Granddaughter

INSTALLATION AT NANCY MARGOLIS AND GORKY'S GRANDDAUGHTER

Above are installation images from my show at Nancy Margolis Gallery this past month. There is a digital catalog here which has all...

Subtle, Still Life

SUBTLE, STILL LIFE

Giorgio Morandi, Still Life, 1960 My show is down, my baby is crawling and I can get a half hour of thinking time to myself. I remember...

 
 
 
Herculaneum Frescoes, Anonymity and Ego

HERCULANEUM FRESCOES, ANONYMITY AND EGO

I've been enamored with Italian frescoes since studying abroad in Florence over 10 years ago. Visiting what seemed like every tiny...

Couple Paintings at NMG Jan 2018

COUPLE PAINTINGS AT NMG JAN 2018

Fruit with Toaster Reflection, 2017, 24 x 24 inches, Oil on Panel I've been working like crazy in the studio recently. There is no...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale...

Contemporary Landscape Painting,Textured Art, Mixed Media, Fine Art For Sale “Pleasant Valley” by Contemporary Artist Liz Thoresen

40"x30"x1.5" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $2400 Read more ...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive...

Abstract Mixed Media Botanical Landscape Painting "From Seeds" by Intuitive Artist Joan Fullerton

This loose abstract work has gold leaf accents and an elegant simplicity. 40"x30" Acrylic on Canvas-Available HERE Visit to Read more ...

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

Morse d curve / Moon Hoon

© Namgoong sun Architects: Moon Hoon Location: 23, Tongil-ro 78 road, Eunpyeong-gu, Seoul, South Korea Category: Commercial Architecture Lead Architects: Moon Hoon, Kim... Read more ...

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Scavenger Hunt - 2 people having a conversation / Fehrenbacher Hof

Item 3 - 2 people having a conversation These 2 guys were sitting right behind a few of us Urban Sketchers who chose to stay inside the Hof. They were having a talk about hard... Read more ...

Just Peachy, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Just Peachy, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Just Peachy 8x10 oil on canvas I've started a new series of small landscape paintings. I want to explore new color combinations. I start by premixing the color combo's I have... Read more ...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing...

Abstract Landscape, Mixed Media, Blazing Sky, Contemporary Painting “Blazing Glory” by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Flash and sparkle. Dramatic colors. Rough and smooth textures. If these things appeal to you, this is your painting. It may be hung as is, or framed for a more finished... Read more ...

30"x40" abstract painting, acrylic on canvas, Contemporary art...

30"x40" abstract painting, acrylic on canvas, Contemporary art, Expressionist Art, fine art Painting, Pamela Fowler Lordi, price $1450

40"x30"x1.75" Acrylic on Canvas/Available $975 Read more ...

Important Tips for Using Reference Photos

Important Tips for Using Reference Photos

'Poppy Profusion' 8x10 pastel ©Karen Margulis The Secret to a good painting is a bad photo That might be an over-simplification but a less than perfect reference photo can... Read more ...

Institute at School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada / MO-OF

Institute at School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada / MO-OF

© Edmund Sumner Architects: MO-OF Location: Survey No.4, 4, ITI Rd, Krishna Nagar, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520008, India Category: University Lead Architects: Shantanu... Read more ...

Bull Dog

Bull Dog

Antique Produce Crate Label From Blue Sky Search which has pages and pages of these fascinating labels. Read more ...