Archive for November, 2010

figure drawing by Stanley Lewis

Midwest Paint Group: The Figure at the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center in Kansas City, Nov. 5, 2010-Jan. 28, 2011.  The show features work by the Paint Group’s regulars as well as guests Stanley Lewis, George Rose, Wilbur Niewald, Martha Armstrong and others.  (link is to Midwest Paint Group’s homepage, more works from the exhibition catalog can be seen in a PDF to be found there)


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Kim Dorland: New Material at Mike Weiss Gallery, November 6, 2010-January 8, 2011.

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A Parlour Game

In October of 2009, Sam linked to an NYTimes article about the art the Obamas had chosen to hang in the White House.  It was a nice list:  thoughtful, tasteful, maybe leaning a tad toward the genteel, but smart and nice to read about.  Included were Richard Diebenkorn, Ed Ruscha, Morandi, Louis Nevelson and other.  I’ve been thinking of late though, with the political scene changed as it is since then, that maybe I’d suggest some different art for those walls.  Maybe something a little bolder…Ed Paschke, Mike Kelley, Robert Colescott…like that.  I’m curious about you, too, what new additions to the collection would you like to see?

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