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A Blast from the Past

Looking through some old photos on my computer I came across a photo of a painting I did in…..um…..I don’t remember what year. I do remember a few things about it though. It’s maybe a metre wide, done in acrylics and acrylic spray enamel on… Read More

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Elemental Time

We volunteered this afternoon with the Tri-hards bowling league and on the way home made a stop at the Neilson Park Creative Centre to see an exhibition called Elemental Time featuring the work of Bruce Parsons. We’re aquainted with Bruce as he taught at York… Read More

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At Work

I envy painters who can consider a block of work, plan it out and execute it as some kind of linear process. A friend once showed me a drawing he had done, a preparatory sketch for a large painting, on which he indicated all the… Read More

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Tasty paintings at Yumart

Tim Noonan’s exhibition is on at Yumart until the 27th. You can see a preview online. Tasty paintings, exuberant and playful. Here’s Tim with one of his smaller works. We’ve been friends with Tim for many years, going back to York University in the early… Read More

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Storm King photo-walk

It’s difficult to convey the scope of the Storm King Art Center. There is simply so much there and from different areas of the grounds you see the sculpures in different ways in relation to the landscape around them. I snapped quite a few pictures… Read More

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Dia:Beacon

I visited Dia:Beacon in the Hudson Valley today, just a few miles away from Storm King, which I visited yesterday. Dia has been in this huge old Nabisco factory building since 2003. I loved seeing the huge collection of John Chamberlain’s work. Louise Lawler had… Read More

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Storm King

I spent yesterday wandering through Storm King, a 500 acre sculpture park in the Hudson Valley, boasting one of the best collections of outdoor scuptures anywhere. It includes a spectacular collection of Mark Di Suvero’s massive steel constructions (one of them is pictured here), and… Read More

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August 20, 2018

I started a group of backyard paintings (or is this a drawing made with paint?) on paper today. This one is August 20, 2018. This is acrylic on acid-free drawing paper, which I bought in a 60″ roll. I used a round brush taped to… Read More

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