I believe art counts. I believe in its delicious, fibrous, textural insights. In the way it helps us understand the complexity of ourselves. I want to be a part of that. I step away for a deep breath, and I’m at it again. – Nicole Livieratos This past Saturday I saw Origami at the Inman [...]
Archive for July, 2011
By far, one of the most charming galleries now in Atlanta is White Space, in Inman Park. Run by Susan Bridges, who lives in the grand brown and white Victorian at the front, the renovated 1893 carriage house has exposed brick walls and an entrance of oversized wood carriage doors. Old license plates still hang [...]
I spent a brilliant and unseasonably cool Saturday afternoon exploring the Westside Arts district in downtown Atlanta. Several gallery spaces and the Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center are all within walking distance of each other. Add a great coffee house and a few restaurants that seem very popular with a young clientele et voilà – a burgeoning [...]
I had known about this blog back when the founder and artist Brett Baker began it. Now it’s really expanded to include many of the arts writers’ blogs that I’ve been following for a few years. My recent interview on Neoteric Art was picked up, so that was pretty cool. Check it out. The Painters’ Table.
I had heard Philip Glass’s 1979 Mad Rush (renamed from his original Part Four, Fourth Series) at the Woodruff Arts Center’s Sonic Palooza a couple of weeks ago and started a sketch on site that was primarily horizontal lines, in response to his elegantly patterned piano piece. On the day that I began the painting, I [...]
Norbert Marszalek and William Dolan offer a series of interviews with artists on their blog, including a recent one with me. Go to Neoteric Art for the full interview. Thanks, Norbert!
John Marin‘s (1870-1953) watercolors, early etchings and a few oils are on exhibit at the High Museum here in Atlanta from now until September 11, 2011. The exhibit was originally organized by the Art Institute of Chicago, which offers a good image selection on their site, in addition to themes within Marin’s work and his [...]