Painting Perceptions has a really good interview with Gideon Bok. Lots of big images, too.
Archive for April, 2010
landscape painting by Megan Williamson
East Meets Midwest, an exhibit featuring too many painters to name in one breath, at the Beverly Art Center of Chicago, until May 9, 2010. This show is making several other stops: Hoffman Lachance Fine Art in St. Louis, Westbeth Gallery in NYC and the Andrews Gallery at the College of William & Mary.
Anthony Pontius: “the caped cobra and his merry band of riders” at thinkspace gallery in Culver City, CA. The exhibit is on view until April 30, 2010. Pontius recently spoke to Juxtapoz about the new work.
Posted in Not Painting, Painting, tagged Andrea Packard, Arkansas, Art, Eileen Neff, Eric Aho, Fayetteville, Joy Pratt Markham Art Gallery, mmet Gowin, Painting, Paula Winokur, Stacy Levy on April 25, 2010| 2 Comments »
Plow, 2009, enamel and chalk on paper, 96″ x 52″
Seeing it live. There’s nothing like it. The latest reminder came from seeing a painting by Mequitta Ahuja in person at the Ulrich Museum in Wichita, KS last month. It was only after I got home and did some research that I realized the artist who made this painting—this painting that was more than holding it’s own in a room with works by Kerry James Marshall, Kara Walker, Mark Bradford, Julie Mehretu and Donald Odili Odita—was actually someone who’s work I had seen before, in the magazines and online. Seen before, but never getting a feel for the presence or a sense of the energy the work contains. This reminder about the physical person-to-object-to-person nature of painting is fitting that the physical act of painting seems a major concern for Ahuja herself, who in the interview that follows refers to a component of her method as “body-sensing”. Read on to learn more. (more…)