Posts Categorized: Painting

Holly Farrell

I discovered Holly Farrell‘s delightful paintings in The Jealous Curator blogger Danielle Krysa‘s new book, ‘Creative Block‘, just published by Chronicle Books. To paraphrase Farrell’s advice when creatively stuck runs something along the lines of, ‘Take an object, get some paint. Paint it. Repeat.’ Love those cookbooks…

Wrinkles Of The City

JR & José Parlá: Wrinkles of the City on Nowness.com Wrinkles of The City – Havana, Cuba by JR & José Parla from SOCIAL ANIMALS on Vimeo. Photographer/graffiti artist J.R. and graffiti painter Jose Parla have been making a series of artworks in different cities around the globe, putting up large, enigmatic photographs of the inhabitants…

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Tin Type

Filmmaker Jesse Brass has made a wee film on Philadelphia artist Kim Alsbrooks, who uses discarded materials to paint her traditional portraits on. Part of the Making Art series… Statement from Jesse Brass on Vimeo.  Alsbrooks says, “The White Trash Family was developed while living in the South out of frustration with some of the prevailing ideologies, in particular, class distinction….

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Summer Trees

‘Summer Trees’, by Alex Katz, 1997… …watch a TateShots interview with him talking about his 2012 show at Tate St. Ives…