Posts Tagged: Painting 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

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

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

Reflections on Painting

To be capable of making a painting, one has to believe that the painting is worth existing, regardless of whether or not one becomes personally responsible for the suffering of its creation. Once one believes the painting is worth existing,

Reflections on Painting

To be capable of making a painting, one has to believe that the painting is worth existing, regardless of whether or not one becomes personally responsible for the suffering of its creation. Once one believes the painting is worth existing,

Notes on Painting, 2013

Notes, 2013 I have become deeply engaged in a pursuit in painting. I am pursuing the creation of art. Art seems to me the best example of our ability to come closer to what lies just beyond life: the eternal,

Notes on Painting, 2013

Notes, 2013 I have become deeply engaged in a pursuit in painting. I am pursuing the creation of art. Art seems to me the best example of our ability to come closer to what lies just beyond life: the eternal,