Posts Tagged: Sisyphus

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

NJ Emerging Artist Series solo show, “Grid Paintings”

Images of the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ, currently hosting a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson

NJ Emerging Artist Series solo show, “Grid Paintings”

Images of the Nilson Gallery at Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ, currently hosting a cohesive body of paintings by Michael Burris Johnson

NJ Emerging Artist Series Solo Show, “Grid Paintings”

I have a solo show of all my Grid Paintings opening at Monmouth Museum May 29th

NJ Emerging Artist Series Solo Show, “Grid Paintings”

I have a solo show of all my Grid Paintings opening at Monmouth Museum May 29th

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Artist’s Statement on Grid Paintings

Artist’s Statement on “Grid Paintings”   These paintings sustain a faith in the transformative capability of art. The artistic pursuit through this work is about embodying principles and values that demand a concentration of will: patience, endurance, consistency. The practice

Samuel Beckett – on Sisyphus

“I do not think even Sisyphus is required to scratch himself, or to groan, or to rejoice, as the fashion is now, always at the same appointed places. And it may even be they are not too particular about the

Samuel Beckett – on Sisyphus

“I do not think even Sisyphus is required to scratch himself, or to groan, or to rejoice, as the fashion is now, always at the same appointed places. And it may even be they are not too particular about the

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

Sisyphus

  On Sisyphus: In Greek mythology, Sisyphus is a wise and clever King. He once put death in chains, escaped from the underworld, and he is said to have tricked the gods and stole their secrets. Sisyphus is punished by

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,