Tag: IMAGES column


IMAGES: Karen Schifano

Karen Schifano, “New House,” 2008, oil on canvas, 20 x 30″  Karen Schifano, “Gangplank,” 2009, oil on canvas, 84 x 40″ Twice in the past few weeks I’ve picked Karen Schifano‘s paintings out of large group shows. Primarily I’m drawn to the metaphorical possibilities presented by linear perspective, but Schifano’s […]


IMAGES: Stephen Maine

Stephen Maine, “Smoke picture (orange/purple),” 2009, acrylic on panel, 12 x 12″ At Sideshow in Brooklyn last week, I saw one of painter/critic Stephen Maine’s small, intensely-colored smoke pictures. “This series is new,” Maine says. “It is called Rauchbilden, or, ‘Smoke pictures,’ and addresses the dubious nature of image-making at […]


IMAGES: Paul Behnke

Starting today, Two Coats will be running a regular “Images” feature to introduce readers to painters who deserve more attention. This week’s guest artist is  Paul Behnke, who lives and works in New York City. Behnke has a solo exhibition scheduled at The Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, in 2012, and his […]