A study for Spanish Dance by John Singer Sargent in the newly reopened American wing of the Nelson Atkins.
Archive for April, 2009
Jill Downen: Hard Hat Optional at Bruno David Gallery, April 10-May 9, 2009. The gallery’s website shows has two pages, each showing different works in the exhibit. One for the front room, and one for the main gallery. I’m probably not going to get a chance to make it over to the STL to see the show. So, just judging from jpegs, it’s the Hybrida drawings in the front room that seem to me to be the most exciting. Like that unnerving, overly flesh-y minimalism. I’m just not sure if the works in the main gallery have that uncanny I-don’t-know-what. Check out her website to see if you agree.
Here are a couple of Hybrida.
Posted in Painting, tagged Art, Chicago, Dogs in the Studio, Drawing, Illinois, Megan Williamson, Midwest Paint Group, Painting, Zeuxis Association of Still Life Painters on April 12, 2009| 17 Comments »
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