Monday, July 04, 2011

New Casualists

hey i did not 'officially' post this article yet -

Abstract Painting: The New Casualists, by Sharon Butler, in The Brooklyn Rail.... or read it on Sharon's site because there are some good comments.

AND she made a follow-up post responding to all the feedback she's received. Someone actually wrote a letter to The Brooklyn Rail complaining I was included (!)... haha wow.

Anyone interested in Sharon's article, or Raphael Rubinstein's 2009 Provisional Painting article, might enjoy reading this 2006 Vittorio Colaizzi review of a show I had in Richmond -

"Emptiness and lack become activist refusal. This is not mannered 'bad painting', but a genuine absence of professional finesse, a subversion of the handsome, assured, and reassuring qualities of today's more manageable abstract painting"

PS- I looked at PaintersNYC to see which artists mentioned in the New Casualist article had been discussed on PaintersNYC, and what was said.... love to go back and look at that blog.

11/07/2005 Lauren Luloff
4/22/2006 Rob Nadeau
8/15/2006 Martin Bromirski
12/12/2006 Chris Martin
01/03/2007 Rebecca Morris
03/28/2007 Jered Sprecher
05/01/2008 Thomas Nozkowski

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