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Simon Dinnerstein:  Grounded in the Figure

Simon Dinnerstein: Grounded in the Figure

Simon Dinnerstein:  Grounded in the Figure SoundCloud Facebook Photo credits: bottom of page In both drawings and paintings, Simon Dinnerstein has pursued a robust figurative tradition for nearly 50 years. He talks to us about his efforts to say “something about... read more

Editor’s Note

On the Importance of Being Nice

On the Importance of Being Nice

A few parables for our times About five years ago, soon after I moved to Taos, NM, from New York, I went on a press trip to Los Angeles to check out some of the art in “Pacific Standard Time,” an extravaganza celebrating L.A. as a creative force for the past five or... read more

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