Smart Painting: An Interview with Josh Reames

Smart Painting: An Interview with Josh Reames

By Kevin Blake Josh Reames makes smart paintings. Whether he is deliberately utilizing painting tropes, such as the dripping brushstroke, or deploying obvious geometric abstraction, Reames’ work acknowledges his awareness of the painting vocabulary while creating...
Ghosts, Mythology, and Painting: A Chat With Carl Baratta

Ghosts, Mythology, and Painting: A Chat With Carl Baratta

Guest Post by  Kevin Blake As his upcoming show at Sidecar Gallery in Hammond, Indiana approaches, Carl Baratta is poised for a timely event that will delve into the world of ghosts and mythology–subjects in which he is well versed. From his home base, Baratta...
Dominic from Luton goes to Reykjavik

Dominic from Luton goes to Reykjavik

Guest post by Mark Sheerin It is more than 1,000 miles from Luton, England, to Reykjavik, Iceland. But Dominic from the UK town appears to love a good caper. Why else would he put together a group show on very little money in one of the most far flung and expensive...