Archive for the Painting 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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Troy Quinliven and his melting face

Troy Quinliven is a Sydney-based artist working out of the May Street Studios in St Peters. Into the black is a fantastic portrait I came across at Sheffer Gallery in Chippendale earlier this year. I’m so attracted to this face because of the palable emotion contained within the piece. Whether this work is a portrait or a generic ‘head study’
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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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