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Karine Giboulo: Housewarming

Montreal artist Karine Giboulo makes fascinating miniature dioramas in clay. Currently at the Gardiner Museum, she has created a fantastically creative reimagining of her home. From the museum website: Housewarming is Giboulo‚Äôs response to the COVID-19 pandemic that began in 2020, and the waves of… Read More

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Being Legendary

Yesterday we visited the ROM (Royal Ontario Museum) to see the exhibition Kent Monkman: Being Legendary (included with General Admission to the museum). This remarkable exhibition presents an extensive group of Monkman’s social realist paintings juxtaposed with some artifacts from the museum’s collection. Interpreted by… 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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Ink Drawing in the Garden

Sheila did some ink drawing in the garden the other day, using some odd-shaped pieces of paper and plants for brushes. Using this method, inspired by the gardens around her, she made a number of remarkably delicate and beautiful ink drawings.

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Drawing in the garden

The days have become hot but here by the lake the mornings and the evenings cool down beautifully. I’m thinking about making some large paintings out back in the garden but first I want to I draw for a week or two, in my notebook… Read More

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Special Sauce

Here’s a blast from the past, one of a group of paintings I made after a couple fly fishing trips to Idaho, Wyoming, Montana and Yellowstone I made with my friend East Texas Red, back in the early 90s. I think this one is from… Read More

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Whirlwind!

Tuffy P and Suzanne G have traveled together to look at art a few times over the years, including trips to Baltimore and Philadelphia. Over the past few days, they’ve been road-tripping around New York State. They visited the Burchfield Penney Art Center and the… Read More