Archive for the Overseas artist Tag

Harold

The little known Harold Adams

Currently, I am lucky enough to walk past this painting every day. It’s by the 90 year old Kentucky based artist, Harold Adams. Though represented in several major collections in the USA such as the Wiseman Art Museum, Berea CollegeĀ and the University of Kentucky, I can’t provide a link to any web based information about Adams, as little has been
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EVOL. Kernsanierung_2010_1000

EVOL and awesome things with cardboard

I wasn’t sure in which category to put this in. I was thinking it should be in ‘Must see’ but I am conscious that it’s only me who is off to Berlin in search of really good street art šŸ™‚ while the rest of you get to live vicariously through web and screen! So I decided ‘Painting of the week’
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Labovitz, A. Spring. 2012

Treeness by Anne Labovitz

Here’s a painting for those of you who like your art abstract, or at least non-representational. This is one of the latest works by Anne Labovitz from her Treeness series. Labovitz has been working on this seriesĀ for the past 2 years. She creates these deeply dimensioned works using actual fronds or leaves from trees and shrubs as brushes. By applying
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The Homer Simpson of AGNSW

While not normally a fan of the Simpsons, I stopped by AGNSW some weeks ago to view the new Kaldor collection and there I saw Homer. He was not, as you might suspect, a visitor muttering the well-known cliche ‘my six year old could paint that’, nor was he one of dozens of bus-bound seniors, devouring Sydney ‘cultcha’ en-mass before
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CyTwombly

Mr Capon’s favourite

During the week I read the article in the Sydney Magazine (Sydney Morning Herald) about the pending retirement of long-time Director of the Art Gallery of NSW, Edmund Capon. I’m not a dedicated ‘Edmund fan’ in the same way as some are, so I read with vague ambivalence until I got to the question about which piece in the collection
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