Art is not a gene or a specific talent. Art is an attitude, culturally driven and available to anyone who chooses to adopt it. Art isn’t something sold in a gallery or performed on a stage. Art is the unique work of a human being, work that touches another. Most painters, it turns out, aren’t artists at all—they are safety-seeking copycats.
From action in China and the US to falling solar costs and rising electric car sales, there is cause to be hopeful
Jérôme Zonder. charcoal, graphite, ink
Jérôme Zonder. Les Fruits de McCarthy, 2013, charcoal and graphite on paper
last Friday we had a day at DIA:Beacon-
It was akin to a pilgrimage for me, seeing works that truly transcend words and engage the viewer in a way that an image could never capture. (These photos are not mine—cameras are not allowed- as not to interrupt the almost spiritual aspect of experiencing these works)
for me the highlight was the company of fellow artists, friends and peers, our host and an unnamed special guest.
But being allowed behind the glass to experience the Heizer up close was amazing.Images of work by: Heizer, Serra and Richter
Tatiana Trouve. works on paper
Peter Zimmermann. epoxy resin on canvas