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As the show was being hung, the virus came. Assumptions collapse into a fog, inside an unfolding unknown. Who would have imagined the immediacy of a quote like Churchill’s “Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the hard may be; for without victory there is no survival…

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Light is the main element in my paintings. I use layers of oil paint and resin, usually over linen, to create deeply luminous paintings of light and the way it falls on land and water. I want my work to breathe and to convey the beauty of our world, though I don’t paint an untouched…

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Andrea called to order some frames because she was working on an exhibition. Since she works in larger sizes, we thought it would be interesting to show her framing in her studio. She said she wasn’t a video expert but agreed to give it a try. She sent us videos of each different aspect of…

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“I need lots of color in an image that strikes me. I use a lot of drips and flung slashes of paint. The result is expressive pieces in which swaths of yellow, orange, and violet evoke paths and fields and features a mix of abstraction and figuration, with vibrant bright hues, visible brushwork, and a…

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I, Too, Sing America, is an exhibition of recent and new paintings by artist Michael Dixon at David Richard Gallery. This series is comprised of self-portraits that explore blackness; the value of black bodies in America; historic violence against those bodies; and the artist’s feelings as a bi-racial Black man. The paintings are self-portraits and…

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Texas painter, Andrea Pramuk, creates organic, drawing-based abstractions. Her pictures may seem familiar at first glance, but on closer inspection, they are not things or places that exist, but rather lyrical subjects whose dialogue originates out of line, color and light. She looks to ephemeral subject matter that is constant throughout time, reminiscent of stone,…

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“Hamilton, History, Lincoln and Paint”, is John Bradford’s first solo exhibition at the Anna Zorina Gallery. The show features the artist’s latest paintings that offer his contemporary take on historical subjects. ABOUT THE EXHIBITION John Bradford: “I am employing violent scraping, palette knifing, dabbing, dripping, reducing, tearing apart, cutting through, and building up so the…

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There is a word in Portuguese, “Sentido”, that has to do with experiencing things with all one’s senses.  Not just to transfer what you have seen….but to use all your senses to record the place or object.  That is what my work is about. When I go into the Amazon for instance, I take pictures,…

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Christine A. Ritchie (MFA Painting & Printmaking, Pratt Institute, NYC ) lived & worked in NYC for 23 years & currently lives & maintains a studio in the Detroit area. She has worked as an Adjunct Faculty member for Macomb Community College & Kendall College of Art, teaching drawing & foundation courses as well as…

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Herb Edwards was born in Brownsville, PA in 1940. He received his BFA from The University of New Mexico in 1963 and his MFA from Pratt Institute in 1970. Herb was a professor of fine arts for over twenty years. Herb and his family now live on Cape Cod where he paints in the Spring…

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