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...

 
 
 
Museums Shows at the Met!

MUSEUMS SHOWS AT THE MET!

Favorite moment of the Hockney Show I went up to New York for my opening and was able to get a few hours in the Met and Met Breuer...

My Work on Artsy

MY WORK ON ARTSY

My gallery, Nancy Margolis , has joined Artsy. Work in inventory can be viewed there or you can contact NMG directly. I have the dates...

 
 
 
Postcard from the Studio

POSTCARD FROM THE STUDIO

I've been working in the studio like a mad man. I have 13 paintings heading to Volta in March and on top of finishing them I am building...

Bill Scott Leaf and Line

BILL SCOTT LEAF AND LINE

I couldn't believe the colors that happened to be nearby on my dresser... I was honored to contribute a writing to my friend and Philadelphia...

 
 
 



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 ...

Amethyst Lee

Amethyst Lee

TITANS 2018 Polymer clay, paper, paint, wire, yarn 3ft x 1.75ft x 6 in A different take on Titans and goddesses Read more ...

WInter Play

WInter Play

Snow Angel No. 210x8oil painting Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstract Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Dancing in the...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstract Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Dancing in the Moonlight II-Winter Aspens Series " by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly Conrad

Each year I paint a limited number of these snowy aspen pieces, to be released in November. Fall into Winter is my favorite time of year, and I paint these with great... Read more ...

Bailey Toman

Bailey Toman

Marina Antoinette Clay. shells, plastic, acrylic paint dimensions Read more ...

Pears painting

Pears painting

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Joan Miró - part 18

Joan Miró - part 18

Joan Miró (1893 Barcelona, Spain - 1983 Palma de Mallorca, Spain).Early in his career, Miró primarily painted still-lifes, landscapes, and genre scenes. Influences ranging from... Read more ...

Bivouac Luca Pasqualetti at Morion / Roberto Dini + Stefano Girodo

Bivouac Luca Pasqualetti at Morion / Roberto Dini + Stefano Girodo

© Grzegorz Grodzicki Architects: Roberto Dini , Stefano Girodo Location: Bionaz AO, Italy Lead Architects: Roberto Dini, Stefano Girodo Architecture Design : Roberto Dini... Read more ...

In a few strokes: Giuseppe

In a few strokes: Giuseppe

I watch Giuseppe playing, from a friend's balcony. I admire him, he is a master of gypsy jazz Read more ...

Villa on the Lake / Mecanoo

Villa on the Lake / Mecanoo

© mariashot.photo Architects: Mecanoo Location: Lechlade-on-Thames, United Kingdom Area: 600.0 m2 Project Year: 2018 Photographs: mariashot.photo , Blue Sky Development: Boheme... Read more ...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstract Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Dancing in the...

Aspen Tree Painting, Abstract Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Dancing in the Moonlight II-Winter Aspens Series " by Colorado Contemporary Landscape Artist Kimberly ConradAspen Tree Painting, Abstract Aspens,Snow, Landscape "Dancing in the Moonlight

Each year I paint a limited number of these snowy aspen pieces, to be released in November. Fall into Winter is my favorite time of year, and I paint these with great... Read more ...