“You can excavate my paintings into the parts used to build them,” says LA artist Alex Olson, who opts for transparency over virtuosity in her work. More
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Taking an array of approaches to the medium of painting and the role of the painter, the artists in the exhibition Painter Painter discuss their work in this series. Curators Eric Crosby and Bartholomew Ryan extended an open-ended invitation to each artist to help create a collection of dialogues, texts, manifestos, and visual essays about their practice, both in and out of the studio.
In This Series
Painting as Score: Sarah Crowner on Format
“The way I make paintings involves a lot of stretching, a lot of muscle, a lot of ‘body’–cutting, taking apart, dealing with the material,” says New York–based artist Sarah Crowner. More
Dianna Molzan: Voguing its Structure
Los Angeles–based artist Dianna Molzan presents a visual diary of the making of her painting Untitled (2010-2013). More
Joseph Montgomery: Modeling Abstraction in 3D
During and after art school, painter Joseph Montgomery’s job included installing shows for other artists, work that often found him designing gallery models using foamcore or 3D rendering software. He calls one such tool, Google’s… More
A Table of Curious Elements: Jay Heikes on Filthy Minds
As he’s traveled from studio to studio, Minneapolis-based artist Jay Heikes has carried a wall of tools used to make his art. Interested in how changing the tools could also change the work, he… More