Posts Tagged: Art Theory

Artist Talk on “Grid Paintings”

Video and Written notes of an Artist Talk in the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum, host to a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson. Part of the New Jersey Emerging Artist Series, this collection of oil paintings based on the grid occupied the gallery from May 29 – June 28 2015. http://www.michaelburrisjohnson.com

Artist Talk on “Grid Paintings”

Video and Written notes of an Artist Talk in the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum, host to a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson. Part of the New Jersey Emerging Artist Series, this collection of oil paintings based on the grid occupied the gallery from May 29 – June 28 2015. http://www.michaelburrisjohnson.com

Joseph Beuys – How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare

“human beings can communicate with beings which are above their short-term, purely intellectual understanding”

Joseph Beuys – How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare

“human beings can communicate with beings which are above their short-term, purely intellectual understanding”

Virtues of Patience : The Opening Within the Grid, by Zachary Ritter

An essay by Zachary Ritter, thinking through the painting “Patience” and offering a view of connection to points of social and political resonance. Ritter blogs at separationintheevening.tumblr.com

Virtues of Patience : The Opening Within the Grid, by Zachary Ritter

An essay by Zachary Ritter, thinking through the painting “Patience” and offering a view of connection to points of social and political resonance. Ritter blogs at separationintheevening.tumblr.com

Beauty is the Mystery of Life – by Agnes Martin

An Essay on Beauty, Happiness, and the pursuit of Art written by Agnes Martin

Beauty is the Mystery of Life – by Agnes Martin

An Essay on Beauty, Happiness, and the pursuit of Art written by Agnes Martin

Art, Trauma & the Beyond of Being

An essay on Bracha Ettinger, David Foster Wallace, Gerhard Richter, & Anselm Kiefer.
Two videos: Ettinger at EGS and John Walsh at Yale on History Painting.

Art, Trauma & the Beyond of Being

An essay on Bracha Ettinger, David Foster Wallace, Gerhard Richter, & Anselm Kiefer.
Two videos: Ettinger at EGS and John Walsh at Yale on History Painting.

Patience

Patience This painting is a visualization and enactment of the struggle to pass through a rigid structure and hold in tact an honest affirmation of life. There is a blending of two distinct styles of painting that do not normally

Patience

Patience This painting is a visualization and enactment of the struggle to pass through a rigid structure and hold in tact an honest affirmation of life. There is a blending of two distinct styles of painting that do not normally

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that

Passages on the Grid

Passages on the Grid   3 modes of thought             FOREWORD This writing is an exercise of reflection on the grid as a form of expression in painting. The distinctions that are created in this writing are distinctions that