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Monthly Archive for April, 2010

Julie Speed:Not From Here

ShareWith so much contemporary figuration built on photography, it is refreshing to meet a painter who puts away the camera. Julie Speed is as much a showman as a painter; the inscrutability and frequent magic of her compositions makes the camera irrelevant.
Born in Chicago in 1951, Speed is a lifelong lover of drawing, an evident [...]

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New Life for a Traditional Device

SharePaul Caranica’s minimalist landscapes—if that is what they are—rank among the most interesting paintings on the contemporary scene. They remind us that freshness is a quality of mind, one that has nothing to do with conventional idiosyncrasy. Caranicas views his own contemporary locales through a compositional device used by Canaletto during his stay in London.
Caranicas [...]

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For Serious Painters

ShareMaureen Mullarkey
Francis Cunningham has gone online! What a good thing, and overdue. He brings to the web all the grace and good sense of his years of teaching at the Art Students League. His website details the range of his work. But it is his blog that is so exciting for other painters. It is [...]

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