Hsia I-Fu: A Life in Ink catalog for MSFA

By Design, Exhibitions

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Last month, I had the pleasure of creating a catalog for the Hsia I-Fu retrospective running over the Fall season at M. Sutherland Fine Arts.  I never had the chance to meet Hsia but working with his intricate wonderlands over…

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Early Sketchbooks vol.4 (Not Remotely Early at All)

By Sketches, Uncategorized

[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]In celebration of the October meme “Inktober” – a recognition for the art of inking or inkers, falling within the illustration and comics crowd – I thought I would share some sketchbook stuff. I have always had a preference for…

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Unfinished, at the Met Breuer

By Exhibitions

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Meer, sky and water

By Sketches, Studies

I went out and went after sky and water studies in watercolor after finding those things to be the least convincing in my first outing.  Here are a selection of attempts. It’s an interesting problem trying to figure out how to deal with water.  Watercolor is going to require a…

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Frieze 2014, best of show

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the Frieze 2014 NYC art fair was nearly as strong as its predecessors.  Always a lot to to take away.  A few quibbles.  But still easily the best art fair in New York. Here are my take-away paintings and sculptures… The Breeder Gallery in Athens, Greece had two strong showings…

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First Watercolor at the Meer

By Sketches

I’ve been threatening to make the conversion over to color sketches for some time.  This is the first real watercolor sketch from the meer, of the (now familiar) copse on the southern shore.  It’s clearly emulating the vernacular of the ink washes.  And it should. Nice first step.  Definitely need…

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Copse, Spring abstractions

By Sketches

A nice bout of weather saw me in with all my gear at the meer today for a few hours.  Continuing to drill into the copse of trees on the southern shore and work on complexity and abstraction. i’m using a combination of wash and ink work.  And in two…

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