Antrese Wood talks to painter Susan Lichtman about her work. Discussing how she constructs a painting, Lichtman remarks: “The idea is that I’m trying … to eventually make a space where your eyes move from one thing and to another and to another, the way they do when you look through a space. You don’t […]
Brian Alfred talks to painter Ellen Berkenblit. Berkenblit comments: “If I let myself do what I naturally do physically, with a canvas, there are elements that are continuous. They’re like a diary, they keep morphing, they change. And they also become a springboard for paint and color mixing which is something that makes my heart […]
Antrese Wood talks to painter Aubrey Levinthal. Levinthal remarks: “The answers are in the paint… [years ago] I always felt like a had to have an idea to go forward or I had to ‘know a lot’ … to make a painting and I think that creates blocks. Now, I either go and feed my eyes or […]
Antrese Wood interviews painter John Lee. Lee remarks: “I paint based on what I see … [my paintings are] about the space and the visual dynamics, the way the light creates interesting shadows or colors or forms and the way things sit and move … It’s about looking. It’s about being turned on by color and space.”
Brian Alfred interviews painter Michael Stamm whose exhibition Mediation Inc. was recently on view at DC Moore Gallery, New York. Stamm remarks: “I feel very melancholic for the past and for things that I have lost, and for feelings that used to have … shape and that are gone. Painting for me is like trying to […]
Antrese Wood talks to painter Allison Gildersleeve. Gildersleeve talks about getting the process of painting to match the meaning: “I try to make the way I’m making my paintings be an important part of what you take away from them.” She also discusses the function of time in her paintings: “My paintings are a lot about […]
Brian Alfred talks to painter Cary Smith at Smith’s recent exhibition New Paintings and Drawings at Fredricks & Freiser, New York.
Brian Alfred visits the studio of painter Catherine Haggarty. Haggarty discusses her recent paintings which were informed by a residency in France where “there were … reoccurring forms and bridges and arches, and the observation that came from that time.” She also remarks: “I’ve been thinking a lot about atmosphere… a haze or a mist which might […]
Antrese Wood interviews painter and writer Mario Naves.
Clarity Haynes and Kate Hawes interview painter Jenny Dubnau. Dubnau comments: “one of the most interesting aspects of portraiture is the idea … if you’re painting a particular person who lives at a particular time… you’re painting their visage but you’re really also painting the zeitgeist of the times which is inscribed upon their faces and […]
Antrese Wood interviews painter Lani Irwin. Irwin makes an interesting connection between painting and dreams: “I like the undercurrents and the overcurrents [of symbolism in painting] … I like to have the objects in the paintings have more that’s there even though I don’t necessarily understand what it is. It’s like a dream … as you start to tell […]
Clarity Haynes and Kate Hawes talk to painter Brenda Goodman whose work will be on view at Jeff Bailey Gallery (Booth 4.07) at NADA Art Fair, New York from March 2 – 5, 2017. Goodman comments: “I did [abstract paintings] for ten years and I felt like ‘I need more than this’ and that’s when […]
Tyler Green talks to painter Stanley Whitney whose work is currently on view at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, through April 2, 2017. Whitney remarks: “… So I go to Egypt … I’m looking at the pyramids, I’m looking at the tombs, I’m looking at the frescoes on the wall, and then it […]
Antrese Wood interviews painter Susan Jane Walp. In her introduction, Wood writes: “[we] talk about how Walp constructs her paintings, and how she balances precision with those spontaneous a-ha moments. We dive pretty deep into how she sets up her subjects. She has the patience to leave things open enough for change and for something larger than […]