Saturday, December 31, 2016

Claire Grill

            
                        Claire Grill  Rind  2015  oil on linen  52" x 46"

                        hortongallery.com

Monday, December 26, 2016

Amy Sillman

           Amy Sillman  3-legged  (Blue)  2015-16  oil on canvas  75" x 66"
           sikkemajenkinsco.com

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Friday, December 16, 2016

Tristano Di Robilant


                   Tristano Di Robilant  2011  1600 (With Raindrops)  glass 32" x 12.6"
                    mcasd.org

Tristano Di Robilant's sculpture is on view at MCASD downtown campus. His sculpture is a mesmerizing mix of elegant materials and intuitive organic forms. Cast aluminum, ceramics and glass come together in unexpected ways the keep the viewer completely engaged.

Di Robilant worked with Murano glass blowers to create his unique take on the material as it related to his sculptural interest. What developed is on view at MCASD downtown. He will be an artist in residence over the next month as he works on his next iteration.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Brenda Goodman


                Brenda Goodman  Complicated Happiness  2016  oil on wood  50" x 36" 
                 baileygallery.com

Brenda Goodman is exhibiting work at Jeff Bailey Gallery in Hudson N.Y.  The above example of one of her paintings should be reason enough for any one in the NYC area to visit the exhibition.
I have admired her work for the past few years since it came to my attention on social media. There are many reasons for my admiration. One, she is tenacious. Her career has lasted over 50 years. Two, she paints from the gut with an authenticity that comes from having lived and learned what is important in making paintings. Three, the work is just plain beautiful, reflecting a life of struggle and accomplishment.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Nichole Van Beek


Nichole Van Beek  Problem Child  2015  acrylic and glitter on paper  21" x 16.88"
baileygallery.com

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Steve Gibson


                    Cholla  2016  oil on linen  24" x 18"
                    stevegibsonstudio.squarespace.com