Monthly Archives: August 2009

Interview with Loren Munk

I first met Loren, aka his reportage alias James Kalm, online. In fact I’ve only corresponded with him online. But I feel as though I know him through his video reviews of the NYC arts scene. As James Kalm, he … Continue reading

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Summer eatin’ and southern history

See these apples? You’d never buy them in the store- they look wormy, scarred with whatever diseases the poor Liberty tree got this year, and they’re blackened in places. They even have weird protusions that must have something to do … Continue reading

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Garden paintings

I worked on the smaller of these last week and am just getting around to posting it. The second painting is an older one that I’m now offering as archival limited edition (50) print at the shops I sell in … Continue reading

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Southern Spaces

Very pleased to see Tom Zarrilli’s Roadside Memorials make it into Emory University’s scholarly journal, ‘Southern Spaces’ this month. The series is called ‘Documentary Expression and the American South’. My interview with Tom here on May 23 was also posted … Continue reading

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Dog and cat days

August is here in full blazing heat. I haven’t painted in a week and need to stretch more canvas panels. The garden, with a little weeding to give everything some air, is bountiful after all the rains of early spring … Continue reading

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Midnight Mood

…inspired by a full moon and Joe Zawinul’s ‘Midnight Mood’. I seem to gravitate towards titling my work after tunes I love. Bill Evans plays this on his 1968 ‘Alone’ CD and it’s an exquisite interpretation.  I saw Zawinul play … Continue reading

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August paintings

A few new paintings from the past two weeks. Ledge, oil on canvas panel 9″x12″ 2009   DriftingI, oil on panel 9″x12″ 2009   DriftingII, oil on panel 9″x12″ 2009

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Pleasant Pastures, an Amish farm

I spent the morning and early afternoon at an Amish farm in Honeybrook, PA, which should be 25 minutes from me, but ended up being a 40 minute circular goose chase. I found the place with no help from Google … Continue reading

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