The painters discuss facial symmetry and mirror neurons, the interplay between image and texture, and their shared interest in storytelling through figuration.
Anoka Faruqee’s dizzying moiré paintings teeter between physical fact and psychedelic fantasy.
Artist Humphrey talks to Spiotta about her recent novel Stone Arabia and the overlaps between acting and writing.
“I want to convey the feeling that the ground can slip out from under you at any time, where the ferris wheels or octopi or helicopters are no longer recognizably depicted.”
Why do we keep looking for vitality in objects? Inert matter is over there, we’re here; we’re alive, it’s not. But collisions do happen and sparks fly.
I don’t know what they mean, but blassive and glisstic, bloculate and perhaps indevalent are good words to describe Amy Sillman’s paintings.