Tag Archives: sensibility

Dokoupil

I always felt an affinity with J.G.Dokoupil, confirmed in spades by this interview, which I recommend to everyone. Dokoupil could be called a conceptual painter, and I’m a non-conceptual artist, so we should have a lot in common.

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Mary Heilman

When I first discovered Mary Heilman’s work sometime in the early nineties, I right away felt that she was a major figure. I responded immediately to her sensibility, and she struck me as an artist of very sophisticated and knowing … Continue reading

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Motherwell pro and con

A couple of years ago I heard Katy Siegel dismiss Robert Motherwell by describing him as an intellectual, meaning not as much of an artist as his colleagues. Not as creative, not as emotional or intuitive, whatever qualifier one prefers. … Continue reading

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