Tag Archives: painting

a handful of images

These paintings all are recent work. I’ve had a ‘flu and still feel sticky-brained, so I figured it was time to share some of these instead of words.

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Around the Corner

I have tried again and again to keep a diary, but the self-centered repetitions and petty quarrels I found myself trying to make into comedy read like belly button lint. My definition of belly button lint? The sort of meanders that no one but the author really cares to examine. If you keep a daily … Continue reading →

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Of Paintings, Permanence and Picnics

  Here are two twenty-year-old sketches for paintings, done in ink on paper. The originals measured about seven feet by four, each, though I’ve cropped the images because of the torn bits and the logs I put down to keep them flat for photographing. If you saw the entire original photos you’d also see the … Continue reading →

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sun struck

I ‘ve been silent longer than intended and here’s why. I’ve been off these past few weekends teaching landscape painting. En plein air has been much misunderstood – in my book it is one of many ways to face the process of painting, not the one holy path to truth.   But en plein air … Continue reading →

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searching, happy rats and good fortune

Eleven o’clock the telephone rings, not the cell phone but the land line which means business. It’s Susan at the Sullivan Goss Gallery where my show of oils hangs through the end of this May. The show has moved fast,  two eight-foot paintings sold before they hit the wall, purchased on-line I hear, by one … Continue reading →

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