Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy visit the studio of artist Jack Youngerman. Youngerman discusses both his recent paintings and his sculptures.
Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy visit the studio of painter Gaby Collins-Fernandez. “For me the idea of having competing realms of visuality is really interesting. So, what is the spatial expectation of a painting? What is the spatial expectation of something which reads as something that lives in digital space? … What is the expectation for […]
John Mitchell interviews painter Stephanie Pierce whose exhibition Signal is on view at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York through March 4, 2018. Pierce comments: “My work is made by observing things in my immediate surroundings over long periods of time. After the surface is ready, I start looking everywhere for a way in, asking everything […]
Heather Morgan interviews painter John Mitchell. An exhibition of Mitchell’s paintings will open September 7, 2018 at Planthouse Gallery, New York. Mitchell comments: “My paintings are not photographic and they’re not perfect representations of the way something looks in real life. They rely on the organic process of seeing and my ability to make a […]
John Mitchell interviews painter Alix Bailey. An exhibition of recent paintings by Bailey is on view at The Painting Center, New York, through February 24, 2018. Bailey comments: “Right now I’m painting mostly larger longer-term paintings of the whole figure and I’m changing the way that I work. I’ve become increasingly interested in finding a […]
Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy visit the studio of painter Joel Longenecker. Longenecker explains: “… what I really want to create is a slab [of nature] … I remember having a thought … I wanted to be able to go out into nature with a giant carving knife and carve out a chunk of what I […]
John Mitchell interviews painter Heather Morgan on the occasion of her exhibition Heavenly Creatures at David & Schweitzer Contemporary, Bushwick, Brooklyn, on view through January 28th, 2018. Morgan comments: “The figures I paint today still tend to be eccentric, fringe of society characters, larger than life… I get excited by raw displays of emotion, the […]
Christopher Joy and Zachary Keeting visit the studio of painter Judith Linhares. Linhares remarks: “I think of myself as a populist and I love the idea of communicating with a lot of people through images… I am interested in the figures … representing more than a portrait … something that stands for a group.”
Gary Brewer visits the studio of Mark Dutcher whose show Another World is on view at Jason Vass Gallery, Los Angeles through June 3, 2017. Brewer writes that “[Dutcher’s] approach can express innocence and joy in passages where the canvas remains fresh and present and the paint is applied lightly. In other works where an […]
Maria Calandra visits the studio of painter Paul DeMuro whose exhibition Tapestry is on view at Essex Flowers, New York through February 5, 2017. Calandra notes: “Three massive paintings were slowly being consumed by clusters of pattern and color, and I was there to watch it. Chaotic phenomena came sailing out of DeMuro’s hand hour […]
Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy visit the studio of painter Clarity Haynes. Haynes remarks: “Realism with a captial ‘R’ in many ways I do think is inherently political because it isn’t taking us away from the world as we know it, it’s forcing us to look at it.”
Christopher Joy and Zachary Keeting visit the studio of painter Judith Simonian. Simonian comments: “I don’t try to make stories … I welcome any stories, any interpretations that come into it, but it’s not my job to tell a story… I feel sometimes like I’m really enjoying pretending I’m an abstract artist … but then […]
Sharon Butler visits the studio of painter John Zinsser. Zinsser’s work is currently on view in The Humanism of Abstraction at the Dedalus Foundation. The show, which also includes work by David Reed and Carrie Moyer, is on view through November 17, 2016. Butler observes: “Playfulness and improvisation, then, are parts of [Zinsser’s] process but […]
Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy visit the studio of Daniel John Gadd whose exhibition For The Moon is on view at David&Schweitzer Contemporary, through November 13th, 2016.
Zachary Keeting and Christopher Joy interview artist Jane Fine. Fine remarks: “You don’t have to spend the same amount of time on every part of the painting… you can have a very large area [of the painting] that takes you two seconds and a small little thing that you spend eighteen hours on.”
Maria Calandra visits the studio of painter Ginny Casey. Casey’s show Play Things will be on view at Half Gallery, New York, from September 7 – October 7, 2016. Calandra writes: “Casey models her soft forms, often large enough to take over the entire canvas, by teetering between colors so close in value they are […]
Pat Steir discusses her work while painting in her Vermont studio.
Jonathan Chapline and Lorraine Nam visit Trudy Benson's studio on the occasion of her solo exhibition Paint at Horton Gallery, New York, on view from April 25 – June 2 , 2013. Benson discusses her process: "For the most part for these paintings, I feel like they are a collage of different painting moves and I […]
Jonathan Chapline and Lorraine Nam visit the studio of painter Michael Aitken. Asked about his process Aitken remarks that "a lot of the paintings are begun intuitively. I’d say by about one third of the way in, I’ll make a move that decides the direction of the piece, and from there I’ll pull in imagery […]
Studio visit and interview with painter Collin Hatton. Hatton comments on his interest in the "interaction between the materiality and the image interacting and fusing together in some way. I think a big part of these paintings is treating them, treating the paintings as images as well as objects and how those objects react in […]