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Brett Baker


Larry Groff at Prince Street Gallery

In Larry Groff’s recent paintings, visions of contemporary reality give way to surprising optimism.

Interview with Avital Burg

Avital Burg’s compelling paintings are a product of the convergence of attentiveness to the thing seen and the materiality of the paint itself.

Brett Baker, New Paintings @ Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Painters’ Table readers are invited to an exhibition of my new paintings at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York.

Julian Hatton’s Free Range Abstraction

Although resolutely abstract, Julian Hatton’s new paintings deliver the full, immersive effect of the landscape.

Just Looking at Art Basel Miami Beach

Discovering tiny shows like these in the midst of the broader spectacle leaves the art fair visitor with a hopeful feeling.

A Conversation with Emil Robinson

One common thread that runs through all of Robinson’s work is a complex psychology – a tension and a depth of feeling that results from intense and perceptive observation.

On Painting & Painters’ Table @ The New York Studio School

Painters’ Table readers are invited to an artist talk at the New York Studio School.

The Abstract Image: Panel Discussion

Tom Burckhardt, Clare Grill, and Sangram Majumdar discuss their painting process and its relation to image-making.

Helen O’Leary: The Shelf Life of Facts

Artist Helen O’Leary discusses her artistic background and the origins of her current body of work.

Maud Gatewood @ UNC Greensboro

A conversation around alternative career strategies (including blogs) open to artists today, including those who live outside major art centers.

John Hoyland @ Newport Street Gallery, London

For the inaugural show at Damian Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, the artist has curated a show of paintings by the late John Hoyland.

Pat Steir: Painting in Vermont

Pat Steir discusses her work while painting in her Vermont studio.

Brett Baker: Recent Paintings @ Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Painters’ Table readers are invited to an exhibition of recent paintings at the Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York.

Stanley Whitney: Care of the Brush

Whitney’s abstractions remind us of the sumptuousness that surrounds us, then propel us back out into the world to see it for ourselves.

Pat Passlof: Paintings from the 50s

An exhibition of early works by Pat Passlof tells the story of a talented, audacious painter coming of age during a legendary decade of New York painting.

Katherine Bradford: Shelf Paintings

Katherine Bradford discusses her recent “shelf” paintings on view at Arts+Leisure, New York.

John Walker at Alexandre Gallery

John Walker’s recent paintings, on view at Alexandre Gallery, continue to revitalize abstraction through intense, prolonged immersion in nature.

What’s at Stake for Abstract Painting Today?

Joanne Greenbaum, Philip Taaffe, and Stanley Whitney discuss themes of authenticity and painting as a worthy, and a necessarily lifelong pursuit.

Soutine: Art More Like Life

A modest, yet riveting selection of paintings by Soutine at Paul Kasmin Gallery highlighted the artist’s feverish dedication to “sensations-in-paint.”

Abstract Critical: Round-up

A round-up of fifteen articles and features about painting from Abstract Critical.