After many decades of working primarily in installation and artists’ books, I returned to painting. The directness of painting has allowed me to delve into the subject with more truth and immediacy, concentrating on the emotional relationships between humans and their environment, and how we take care of each other.
The cover art for this issue of BLR was created in response to my recovery from addiction….
Matthew Weinstein: The Conversation comes out of a continuing series of works featuring ikebana arrangements.
BLR features the photography of father and son artists Paul Caponigro and John Paul Caponigro
Seth Resnick: My photographs are a journey into the personal energy of each subject
Martin Kline: In the studio, the hammock is a readymade object and the blank white canvas is a form of tabula rasa on which to project.
Will Cotton’s utopian landscape paintings are composed of sugary desserts which are painted from sets that Cotton, an accomplished pastry chef, constructs in the studio.
Laura Ferguson: My drawings form a visual autobiography: drawing as storytelling, without the need for words