Contributed by Sharon Butler / I went to visit Fran Shalom’s studio in Jersey City on the occasion of her first solo museum show, “Duck/Rabbit” at the Hunterdon in Clinton, New Jersey. Continuing a conversation we’d started at “Groping For the Elephant,” Shalom’s 2021 solo show at Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in Chelsea., we discussed surface, shape, ambiguity, and the confidence painters develop over time. “Duck/Rabbit” was curated by Mary Birmingham and opens on October 2.
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Valeri Larko: Industrial plein air
Valeri Larko, “Third Avenue Bridge,” 2008, 30″ x 55,” oil on linen. Valeri Larko, “Rusting Gantries, Bronx,” 2008, 30″x50,” oil on linen. Valeri Larko, “Pier, Bronx,” 2007, 20″ x 62,” oil on linen. While attending art school in New Jersey Valeri Larko began painting plein air landscapes and soon turned […]
Poured, pulled, rolled, slumped, sliced, dripped, swiped, squirted, pieced, and scraped paint in New Jersey
In the Newark Star Ledger Dan Bischoff reports that “Material Color” at the Hunterdon Art Museum brings together abstract art made out of color — not paint alone, but color that has become an almost three-dimensional object in itself. “Peter Fox’s ‘Royaume’ (2008) is a good example — a […]