Under the Radar: Bonny Leibowitz

Under the Radar: Bonny Leibowitz

The unfolding of an artist’s life and work is a strange and mysterious process. If you’ve been following the posts in “Under the Radar,” you see that there’s no one-size-fits-all. Ted Larsen took several years off to rethink his direction. Phillis Ideal moved from one...
Under the Radar-Ted Larsen

Under the Radar-Ted Larsen

  Ted Larsen For the first decade or so of his career, Santa Fe-based artist Ted Larsen had been working successfully in a style he describes as “abstracted landscape.” Then in the late 1990s came a period of profound searching and dissatisfaction. “There were a...

Under the Radar

Under the radar Peri Schwartz Peri Schwartz’s affinity for the subjects that have preoccupied her for decades started when she was growing up in Far Rockaway, a seaside neighborhood in Queens, NY. She would set up objects to draw when her parents went out on a...
Behold, I bring you good tidings…week after week.

Behold, I bring you good tidings…week after week.

Behold, I bring you good tidings...week after week. WEEK THREE | ANN LANDI As some of you may have noticed, it looks like I have a bit of a regional bias in my choices for “Under the Radar” on the site. All three subjects in these first few weeks hail from Santa Fe,...
Painting with Big Mama

Painting with Big Mama

By Phillis Ideal I still see Big Mama leaning over her garden to pick a zinnia to put in her still life. Her old pink slip hung diagonally, a foot below her hiked-up stained dress, half-covered by her paint smock, which matched her white faux-fur bedroom slippers,...