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December 2013

Sketches

12.01.13 Drawing Nothing

Not NOT drawing.  But drawing Nothing.  Well ok, Not NOTHING.  But bramble, thicket and backgrounds.  Detritus.  These are things that you cheat on in painting.  That most people cheat on in painting.  The Ruskin-ites would skoff at the lack of clarity and certitude.  But every other painter I enjoy would…
E. Tage Larsen
December 1, 2013
Paintings

Lennart Anderson, painting

I've had the privilege of knowing Lennart Anderson for nearly 20 years now.  Anderson is often described as a painter's painter.  He's a realist painter working in classical motifs and engaged in a dialogue that recalls many of the masters: Degas, Corot, and Ingres.  I've helped coordinate exhibitions for Lennart…
E. Tage Larsen
December 1, 2013