A rural meditation on the meaning of plot and place....more
Posts Tagged: painting
On the Believer‘s blog, Kenneth Goldsmith, Poet Laureate of the MOMA, interviews painter and filmmaker Margaux Williamson. The conversation is filled with interesting insight into contemporary art. At one point, Goldsmith asks Williamson the role of the painter in the era of YouTube, to which she replies:
….one of the nicest thing about YouTube is how specific and beautiful it is and how it’s of this very specific time, but with painting you can sort of go back and forth, and even though everything’s so different and all over the place, my hand gets to unify it all and see what it all might look like.
The New York Comics & Picture-Story Symposium is a weekly forum for discussing the tradition and future of text/image work. Open to the public, it meets Tuesday nights at 7-9 p.m. EST in New York City....more
“I’d wanted to be a writer for so long the dream was part of me, like an organ, an extra heart…Only one thing was missing. I wasn’t writing.”...more
Art is an act of finding, making, and forcing meaning; a synthesis of witness and imagination; a course that veers always toward empathy....more
Dmitry’s spontaneous cab drawings had such great composition and confidence. You could almost feel his grimace in so many of his lines....more
Built on a walk through a privately-owned museum, a four-chambered version of art, Color Plates is not an easily defnable book....more
Why has the work of Robert Vickrey, one of the last living masters of egg tempera, remained so obscure?
One unintended consequence of David Ross’s appearance on the Colbert Report last year has been the misunderstanding of intention....more
Thinking back on his first stay in Hollywood, Miller often reminisced about the Green House, “where I made so many watercolors, sold them for a song or for an umbrella I had no use for, but where I also made and found friends I never knew existed.”...more
“Excluding men and showing only women is a revolutionary gesture of affirmative action. But the museum is avant-garde. It’s part of the Centre Pompidou culture to do things differently. And we like a lot of drama. This is going to be dramatic in a big way.” The Pompidou is preparing for a year without men....more