I have let a prudent amount of time go by and now believe, or more, I am absolutely certain that your spirit will find it auspicious to be in contact with me. I am a reincarnation of a friend you had in other times.
The artist talks about mixing tradition and innovation.
On the eve of two solo exhibitions, Wheat discusses her tapestry-like paintings, stained-glass works, and tulipieres.
Reaching June, it had not rained for eight months at Village Wen. The river had long dried out; crops were not growing. On the 13th, it finally rained. Raindrops the size of green mung beans hit the camphor trees by the road, making a sound like popping sesame seeds.
The artist talks about painting the interrelation between frogs, stars, trees, and apples.
An exhibition of works on paper by the major German artist.
Painting and architectural space.
A choreographer and a visual artist imagine ways of inhabiting civic spaces.
“Subversion is very basic to my work.”
“I didn’t want to paint figuratively. I didn’t want something that was overtly referencing the social issues around me, but I wanted to find a way to describe them. How do you internalize this? How do you make a form that forces a painting to be an experience that is not necessarily easy to see, handle, or look at?”
“The meaning of art is destruction.”
Painting with a Roomba and International Klein Blue.
One painter’s apocalypse is another’s surrealist debauch.
The artist talks about the genesis, composition, and execution of a recently completed work.
Summoning the spirits.
A painter talks about portraits as love letters, the poetry of country music, addiction and compulsion, drawing out painful archetypes, and finding both resentment and dignity in daily life.
Anointing her canvases with minerals, plants, smoke, and even animal urine, Dodd casts her installations as sites of ritual.
Private spaces in public places.