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Marc Trujillo: Interview
Hilary Harkness: Huffington Post Arts

Hilary Harkness interviews painter Marc Trujillo. Trujillo comments: “Acting is the thing, we’re painters and are supposed to think with brushes in hand, right? This is one of the things that plein-air painting is great for, the clock is ticking, the light is changing, you are mortal and need to act. The deadliest trap is […]

Carmen Herrera: Interview
Brooklyn Rail

Laila Pedro interviews painter Carmen Herrera on the occasion of Herrera’s retrospective Lines of Sight at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. The show will be on view from September 16, 2016 – January 2, 2017. In her introduction Pedro notes: “that [Herrera refers to her works as] not paintings, they’re not sculptures—they’re […]

Jessica Stockholder: Interview
TimeOut New York

Paul Laster interviews artist Jessica Stockholder on the occasion of her exhibition The Guests All Crowded Into the Dining Room at Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, on view through October 1, 2016. Stockholder comments: “I suppose I consider my work a kind of picture making. I’m interested in the idea of framing—the notion that artworks […]

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.

Jason Mones: Interview

Jonathan Chapline and Lorraine Nam interview painter Jason Mones. Mones comments: “For many reasons, the male point of view is a wellspring of creativity for me. There’s a mythology wrapped up within a gaze that is forever fascinating. I began making these portraits because I wanted the audience to come face to face with the […]

Sarah Faux: Interview

Jonathan Chapline and Lorraine Nam interview painter Sarah Faux. Faux comments: “I think a lot in analogies between the substance of paint and bodily fluid. Like oil paint being a physical oily skin, or poured pigment reading as blood, urine, semen… The physicality of paint and the experience of living inside a fleshy mass are […]

Ken Weathersby: Interview
Painter's Bread

Michael Rutherford interviews painter Ken Weathersby about his work. Weathersby comments: "There is a certain territory that I’ve been involved in for eight or nine years, to do with reshuffling the given parts of painting. By 'given parts' I mean the wooden stretcher, the canvas or linen, the paint film, staples or hardware—the things paintings […]

Brice Marden: Interview
Interview Magazine

Mirabelle Marden interviews her father, painter Brice Marden, about his work and career. Brice Marden comments: “My work has always been involved with nature, no matter how abstract. Sometimes it’s more formal and less involved with the real world. But there’s always been some sort of involvement with nature… Western art has a certain relationship […]

Brian Cypher: Interview
Painter's Bread

Michael Rutherford interviews painter Brian Cypher. Cypher comments that the work "starts with being open to the observation of everything at all times. It's important for me to have lots of different work happening all at once. I start with unknown marks and it goes on from there; it all begins with an idea that […]

Shara Hughes: Studio Visit

Jonathan Chapline and Lorraine Nam visit the studio of painter Shara Hughes. Hughes comments: “The imagery is all based on what is happening in my life, but I never know where it’s going to go when I start. I start very abstractly with some kind of wash background and begin to pull out shapes formally. […]

Yearning Upwards, Painting Trees

Interview with painter Emily Berger, curator of Yearning Upwards, Painting Trees at The Painting Center, New York.

Irving Sandler on Tenth Street Painting

Franklin Einspruch interviews Irving Sandler about the Tenth Street painters and sculptors on the occasion of the exhibition Irving Sandler: Out of Tenth Street and Into the 1960s at Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, on view through October 11, 2014. Einspruch introduces the conversation by noting: "While there are only eight objects on display in […]

John Bunker: Interview

Ben Wiedel-Kaufmann interviews artist John Bunker about his work.

Brenda Goodman: Interview

Goodman explores powerfully personal narratives animated by a visual language that moves that moves freely between abstraction and representation.

Milton Resnick: Painting to Live

Geoffrey Dorfman discusses the life and work of painter Milton Resnick.

Conversation with Alfredo Gisholt

Gisholt paints timeless, poetic worlds where the everyday and the grand tradition of painting merge.

The Ability of Paint

Interview with painter Paul Behnke, curator of the exhibition Eight Painters at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts, New York.

Joseph Montgomery: Interview
Painter's Bread

Michael Rutherford interviews artist Joseph Montgomery about his work. Montgomery comments: "I have since developed a studio practice that facilitates the building of objects that look and act as paintings while I publicly call myself a painter. I assemble the image of a painting from a variety of materials that achieve the component elements of […]

Anna Kunz: Interview
Painter's Bread

Michael Rutherford interviews painter Anna Kunz about her work. Asked about the "supplemental appendages" that extend from her paintings, Kunz remarks: "They gesture out to the viewer. The space around the painting is included, and the painting breaks a little free of its format. The shadows that are created by the work are implicated. I […]

Frank Bowling: Map Paintings
Abstract Critical

John Bunker interviews painter Frank Bowling on the occasion of the exhibition Frank Bowling: The Map Paintings 1967-1971 at Hales Gallery, London, on view through November 23, 2013. Bowing discusses his early figurative work and his transition to abstract painting. Asked about the orgin of the Map Paintings, he comments: "I was just laying the […]