Monthly Archives: June 2010

The Marquetry of Tattered Walls

While wandering around as many galleries I could in the Chelsea district in New York as of late, one show that struck me with it’s skill and concept was Alison Elizabeth Taylor’s exhibition “Foreclosed” at the James Cohan Gallery. Using … Continue reading

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Well, I just took down my work from the “Assembled” show at the Bush Barn in Salem.  Everyone is now safely back here at home. For whatever reason I have a very special relationship with this particular piece that was … Continue reading

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An Excellent Summer Read

Last summer I couldn’t put down one of her books while traveling throughout Europe.  This last couple of weeks in New York I plowed through another novel of hers while on subways and in planes.  Mary Doria Russell is a … Continue reading

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The intriuging work of Hilary White

I ran onto a very interesting artist while in Philadelphia.  I didn’t encounter her work in an art gallery, but she was my waitress at a delightful restaurant in old town. Funny how things work out that way eh? Her … Continue reading

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Leave of Absence

Here is another work that is currently featured in the exhibition down at Bush Barn in Salem that is up till the end of the month.  The images that I based the painting on are from an area on the … Continue reading

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Magnificent Specimens

Well, running around New York City again- and before I talk about anything too serious here, saw a very fun set of work while in the Chelsea neighborhood.  Since much of my own work deals with issues around masculine identity … Continue reading

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Just finished a little book called “Persist, In Praise of the Creative Spirit in a World Gone Mad With Commerce”  by Peter Clothier that was recommended to me by my friend, Dan Callis. It is a quick read that comes … Continue reading

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A place to enter inside; in community.

As mentioned in a previous post I have been reading through a book that’s reflecting on the men’s movement in the 90’s. I’m finding it very assuring, and it’s getting me to reflect upon my own entrance into that community … Continue reading

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