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Brian Rutenberg at Timothy Tew Gallery in Atlanta

Brian Rutenberg gave an artist’s talk on Saturday, April 25, after the prior night’s opening for his show at Timothy Tew Gallery in Atlanta. Rutenberg’s large abstract paintings are pure beauty and luscious paint. The artist isn’t afraid of color … Continue reading

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Rail Arts District Studio Cruise, Tudor Square and Dashboard Co-op

This Saturday, March 15, was the annual Rail Arts District Studio Cruise (RAD) in my neighborhood of Avondale Estates. Held mostly in artists’ studios on Franklin Street, an industrial warehouse space that Marghe and Bob Means of Little Tree Art … Continue reading

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Sammy Peters

I discovered the painter Sammy Peters during an Alan Avery gallery opening this past fall and mentioned him in the post that I wrote about it. His work stood out as pure, structured, and fascinating abstraction in the midst of the surrealistic … Continue reading

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Seek Atlanta visits artist Elyse DeFoor

Two weekends ago, Seek ATL held a studio visit with the Atlanta artist Elyse DeFoor. Her studio is on the lower level, underneath a labyrinth of rooms in her Chamblee home. Elyse has been on the Atlanta art scene for … Continue reading

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Summer Salon at Get This Gallery!

This past Saturday I stopped in at two galleries that have been going strong in Atlanta since after I left town in the late 90s; Get This! and Saltworks next door.  Saltworks is relocating. The director Brian Holcombe told me … Continue reading

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Interview with Ryan Coleman

I visited Ryan’s airy studio near Atlantic Station at the end of July. His spends all day painting, arriving around nine in the morning and leaving at five-ish. After spending over eight years as an assistant to Jeff Koons, I’m … Continue reading

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Small paintings

New work from spring and early summer. All of these are small paintings, acrylic or oil on masonite or canvas panels. Available in my eshop here. Orange Square. Oil on masonite 8″x8″, 2012. Red Landscape. Acylic on canvas panel 10″x8″, … Continue reading

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Seek ATL, studio visit with artist Nancy VanDevender

This past Saturday was jam packed with artists’ talks, a panel discussion on painting in the morning (more on that in the next post), and another Seek ATL studio visit and dialogue with artist Nancy VanDevender, who has a space over … Continue reading

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Death as mystery

I know, no one wants to hear about death, dying, illness or misery.  My maternal grandfather once said, à la Yogi Berra, ‘if you live long enough, you will get old’.  What do we talk about when we talk about … Continue reading

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Seek ATL, studio visit with painter Shara Hughes

The second monthly studio visit I attended with Seek ATL as host, was to Shara Hughes’ third floor Telephone Factory space. She showed several paintings that will be in an upcoming exhibit this fall. This visit, coordinated again by artists Ben … Continue reading

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