Abstract Landscape Painting

Dana Saulnier: Nearly Distant
Looking Glass

Peter Malone reviews Dana Saulnier: Nearly Distant at First Street Gallery, New York. Malone writes: “Unlike many committed abstract painters today who flirt with spatial depth and the occasional image, yet hold fast to the security of the modernist surface, Saulnier shows no discomfort with illusionary space, or modeling, or receding planes, or atmospheric depth, […]

Julian Hatton’s Free Range Abstraction

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

Julian Hatton
Vasari 21

Ann Landi profiles painter Julian Hatton, whose exhibition Free Range will be on view at Elizabeth Harris Gallery, New York, from April 20 – June 3, 2017. Hatton tells Landi: “I consider the small ones complex little worlds where there’s enough information for me to crawl in there psychologically … To some degree, my paintings […]

Gregory Amenoff: Eclectic Mysticism Rooted in Modernism

John Goodrich reviews Gregory Amenoff: New Paintings at Alexandre Gallery, New York, on view through October 29, 2016. Goodrich writes: “While the natural landscape, exotic and enveloping, underpins all of Amenoff’s scenes, they depart from boiler-plate realism by several routes. A number of especially romantic paintings are notable for their brushy, atmospheric depths; they depict more-or-less […]

Gregory Amenoff: Mind’s Eye
New York Sun Arts

Xico Greenwald reviews Gregory Amenoff: New Paintings at Alexandre Gallery, New York, on view through October 29, 2016. Greenwald writes that Amenoff’s “landscape-based abstractions teeming with organic shapes that suggest trees, caves, plant cells, soil, sky and water. But the forms here are not based on careful observation of the natural world. Rather, these are […]

Ying Li: Interview
Painting Perceptions

Larry Groff interviews painter Ying Li on the occasion of her exhibition Geographies at Haverford College, on view through October 7, 2016. Li comments: “I think these two are really one thing; they’re so tied together, looking out and then looking in on the canvas. I try to make that switch as short as possible […]

Gregory Amenoff @ Alexandre Gallery

Addison Parks blogs about the work of Gregory Amenoff on the occasion of Amenoff’s exhibition of new paintings at Alexandre Gallery, New York, on view through October 29, 2016. Parks writes that “[Amenoff’s paintings] are a noble quest, a torch taken up from the likes of the Arthur Doves of this world, along with his Stieglitz […]

Etel Adnan’s Vibrant, Visual Poems

Maria Howard reviews Etal Adnan: The Weight of the World at the Serpentine Gallery, London, on view through September 11, 2016. Howard writes: “[Adnan’s] paintings evoke sheer joy, their style unpretentious, not naive but innocent, at odds with her poetry and writings that bear witness to the violence of the world. They may seem like […]

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.

Ying Li: Foreign Terrain

Ying Li’s recent paintings, on view at the College of Staten Island, fuse natural phenomena and the act of painting.

Ying Li: What’s In Front of Me

In a new video by John Thornton Ying Li discusses her approach to painting.

Nicolas de Staël: Needs to be Seen

The general neglect of de Staël is a missed opportunity for American painters.

Per Kirkeby at the Phillips

Per Kirkeby speaks to exhibition co-curator Dorothy Kosinski about the necessity of time in the development of a painting.

Per Kirkeby On His Work

Per Kirkeby discuss his work while visiting his retrospective exhibition at BOZAR Brussels.

Kayla Mohammadi: Interview

“My paintings start from observation. I use seeing as a way to structure my painting. I can always go back to observation in my work if the paintings aren’t working.”