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.”...
Judith Bernstein on Edvard Munch

Judith Bernstein on Edvard Munch

Edvard Munch, The Scream, 1893, Oil, pastel, cardboard, tempera, 29 x 32 inches In my work, I always look to “NAIL IT!,” meaning that I aim for my artwork to have the highest possible impact while addressing the severest aspects of humanity – that’s why I’ve...
John Moore on Pierre Roy

John Moore on Pierre Roy

Pierre Roy, METRIC SYSTEM, 1933, oil on canvas, 57 5/8 x 39 inches In the seventies while living in Philadelphia I spent a lot of time at the Philadelphia Museum of Art where I first saw Pierre Roy’s Metric System. Roy is a painter whose work came to the PMA as...
Murray Zimiles on Kazimir Malevich

Murray Zimiles on Kazimir Malevich

Kazimir Malevich, Knife Grinder, 1912-13, Oil on canvas, 31×31 inches Kasimir Malevich is best known in America for his Suprematist painting, White on White (1918), in the collection of MOMA. Less well known are his Futurist works, made a few years earlier, works...
Roberto Juarez on Hilma af Klint

Roberto Juarez on Hilma af Klint

Hilma af Klint, Violet Blossoms with Guidelines, 1919, Watercolor on paper The first time I experienced the work of Hilma af Klint was in the 1986 exhibition, The Spiritual in Art: Abstract Painting 1890 – 1985 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her...