Catholic Craft

Catholic Craft

Guest Post by Robert Burnier     I once had a penchant for the obsessive, compulsive traditions of certain Dutch painters like Paulus Potter, Adriaen van der Spelt and Jan van Cappelle, so whenever I was in an encyclopedic museum, I would always make my way...
Young at Heart: One View of Twin Cities

Young at Heart: One View of Twin Cities

Guest post by Eric Asboe My favorite pieces of art in my house were made by children — the volcano floor mat, the map of the United States with a Mason Dixon line to California, the drawing of a space shuttle with its top next to its base because the paper is...
A Plant as Familiar: The Use of Plants in Contemporary Art

A Plant as Familiar: The Use of Plants in Contemporary Art

Guest Post by Faye Kahn¹ Originally Composed 12/2012   Contemporary society occurs within a system of objects: toasters, cars, latch hooks, extension cords, hair pins, keys, cards, bunk beds, and so on. It is this very system (see also: pile, archive,...

Kevin Kurtz Pierce May 16, 1957 – May 2, 2013

It is my sad duty to report the loss of a wonderful guy who along with his wife the delightful Annie Morse put on New Years Day parties of legend. He was a lovely person and I am deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Please keep Kevin and his friends and family in...
An Interview with Artist Steven Husby

An Interview with Artist Steven Husby

Guest Post by Robert Burnier   After seeing Steven Husby’s exhibition, BRUTE FORCe, at 65GRAND, I had the opportunity to catch up with him and ask if we could dig a little deeper into his process. There were several aspects of my earlier writing on his show...