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Stella’s Prints

I just got hold of a very interesting Stella catalog, called Fourteen Prints with Drawings, Collages and Working Proofs. The interview is hilarious and brilliant. Here’s a few choice remarks: When the Black prints came out, many people dismissed them: … Continue reading

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Laura Owens

The recent Artforum interview with Laura Owens is very interesting. Her new paintings are good, and in fact resemble Stella’s work in concrete ways. She has an inclusive approach to technique, is involved with printmaking, uses illusionistic shadows and frames … Continue reading

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How to continue

I’ve found that my smaller works tend to have more parts, and more detail. They are more intensive, you might say. The beauty of the larger works is in their ease and simplicity, but just today I looked at some … Continue reading

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Pragmatic Matisse

When artists talk about art they are usually more down to earth and concrete than theorists or critics. But even most artists get vague and wooly when they leave technique and try to express essences. Matisse was exemplary in his … Continue reading

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