Tyrants and Artists: Elliott Green on Jenny Snider

Tyrants and Artists: Elliott Green on Jenny Snider

Jenny Snider, Jenny Snider Presents Sergei Eisenstein’s AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY by Theodore Dreiser, Very mixed media on canvas, 2013-2017, 6.5 x 6.5 feet When I first saw a film by Sergei Eisenstein in college, it didn’t have a strong effect on me. But in...
Katharine Kuharic on the Pantheon – Part I Ivan Albright

Katharine Kuharic on the Pantheon – Part I Ivan Albright

Ivan Albright, There Is No Time, No End, No Today, No Yesterday, No Tomorrow, Only the Forever, and Forever and Forever without End (The Window), 1957 – 1963, Oil, 37 x 48 inches Not surprisingly, like many other artists I’ve got a personal pantheon of painters....
Melinda Stickney-Gibson on Susan Rothenberg

Melinda Stickney-Gibson on Susan Rothenberg

Susan Rothenberg, The Caribbean, 2016, Oil on canvas, 50 x 72 inches It’s a curious thing to feel an immediate and unflagging connection and respect for a fellow painter’s work, but that is what happened when I first saw Susan Rothenberg’s paintings...
Mary Lucier on the Video Mysteries of Cecelia Condit

Mary Lucier on the Video Mysteries of Cecelia Condit

Cecelia Condit, Beneath the Skin,1981, Still from video I have been following the work of Cecelia Condit since her very first video piece in 1981. I happened to be doing a short teaching stint at the Cleveland Art Institute where Condit was teaching full-time. She had...
Mark Greenwold on Jack Levine

Mark Greenwold on Jack Levine

Jack Levine, Welcome Home, 1946, Oil on canvas, 40 x 60 inches I’ve been thinking recently about Jack Levine. How as a young artist I loved his work. My dad used to say, when people would see my work hanging in our house, “My son’s copying Jack Levine.”...