Margery Amdur Makes an Installation

Margery Amdur Makes an Installation

When Margery Amdur was invited this fall to build an installation in a gallery at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, MN, the Philadelphia-based artist envisioned an immersive environment that would draw on the many interests she’s pursued over the years. Probably...
Clarissa Shanahan

Clarissa Shanahan

There are hints of high drama in many of Clarissa Shanahan’s paintings, beginning with her first mature works from around 2010. With titles like Asylum, Cliff, Phantom, and Haunted Tree, these modest-sized works, not more than 36 inches on the longest dimension, often...
Plein-Air Painting Today

Plein-Air Painting Today

Thirteen Who Head for the Open Air…in Spite of the Challenges Artists in significant numbers first took to the great outdoors to work in natural surroundings and more accurately transcribe the effects of light nearly 200 years ago, following the example of...
Gudrun Mertes-Frady

Gudrun Mertes-Frady

Gudrun Mertes-Frady credits her childhood as the daughter of two architects, one of whom taught at a school modeled after the Bauhaus, with the look of her mature paintings: restraint and control always n balance with an impulse toward lyricism, with an elegant...
Mary Gabriel: The Women of Abstract Expressionism

Mary Gabriel: The Women of Abstract Expressionism

Mary Gabriel The Women of Abstract Expressionism SoundCloud Facebook If you were lucky enough to catch the round-up at the Denver Art Museum two years ago, you know that there was much more to the epic mid-century upheaval in American art than Jackson Pollock, Willem...