Barry Nemett on a Random Trinity

Barry Nemett on a Random Trinity

The world is tentacled. Take a trio of disparate inspirations that helped me wait out the quarantine as I sheltered in place. Besides my wife and children, and painting and writing, three seemingly unrelated gifts—the genius of a singer, the bravery of an eight-armed...
Elizabeth Johnson on Celia Reisman

Elizabeth Johnson on Celia Reisman

I’m an oil painter and I try to be interested in social media, I really do. But I’ve got a tiny problem with monitoring local online real estate. (I could stop any day, really!) Red hearts applied to photographs of paintings don’t thrill me like scrolling though...
Lincoln Perry on Frank Auerbach and Marino Marini

Lincoln Perry on Frank Auerbach and Marino Marini

“Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.”  – Edgar Degas The crucial words here may be “no longer.”  This implies that Degas knew at one point, or thought he knew, a way of working that he subsequently came to question.  This...
Kyle Staver on Janice Nowinski

Kyle Staver on Janice Nowinski

I get up very early in the morning.  Feed the cats, fish and tortoises.  Make my first cup of coffee. With my cup in hand, I tour my “collection” of art acquired over the years.  I read somewhere that Frick would wake in the middle of the night to roam his collection...