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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

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Images: jobs

Jack Savitsky was born in 1910. He lived in Pennsylvania where he began working in the coal mines at a young age. Both his parents were immigrants, his father from Russia and his mother from Poland. He was a miner for 35 years, until 1959.… Read More

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Images, images

We love to be surrounded by images in our day to day life. The late Ron Bloore once told me, “painting is thinking,” so you might say we love to live in an environment brimming with ideas. One of the things I like about painting… Read More

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Old Friends + vermicelli

We trundled off to yumart today as our old friend Claude Breeze’s exhibition TOYBOX was opening up. We’ve known Claude since about 1980 or 1981, when we were among his painting students at York University. Somehow or another, after we graduated from York we remained… Read More