I noticed the grass I planted in the big blue head out back has established itself and is growing fast.
Last week, when Stagg was in town from Chicago, we started this mad garden project. It began with an armature built around the stand for a coat rack, with wood and strapping and hardware cloth. On that we built up cement, and then finally, acrylic… Read More
I came across this little video on the Tuen Tony Kwok on YouTube. It features a great look at Pierre Alechinsky’s painting over the years, without any accompanying words to get in the way. I’ve long admired his delightful, fluid and imaginative paintings.
I was surfing around the YouTube machine this morning, I came across this brief British video on the British Pathé channel featuring the late Italian painter Enrico Baj. I’ve been familiar with Baj’s work for many years, since receiving a catalog of his work which… Read More
Today we went to see Walking in Circles: Treading Water – Bruce Parsons/Art Projects 1971 – 2022. The show runs through May 7 at the Neilson Park Creative Centre in Etobicoke (at the western edge of the amalgamated Toronto). If you’ve never been to this… Read More
New painting. Acrylic on canvas – 91 cm X 61 cm.
We like to live surrounded by art. Periodically we move works around, and pull some out which haven’t been hung in a while. Last week I painted our bedroom and when the job was complete we decided to change up the art on the walls.… Read More
Everytime I walk down our stairs, I see this metal artwork by David Butler which hangs in our home, and it makes me think of days like today. The sky is clear, the sun is bright and the temperature has continued to warm. Sure, it’s… Read More