In addition to his regular practice of solitary drawing, painting, and sculpture, Jim Condron is working on a project that involves an array of other artists, writers, and thinkers. The pieces produced are on display in “Collected Things,” a solo exhibition at Art Cake, through June 17. On the occasion of this charming and poignant show, _Two Coats of Paint_ invited Condron to share some of the artists, objects, and ideas that inform his work. Here’s his list.
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The best geometric abstraction goes beyond the formal arrangement of line, shape, and color to connect with larger themes and issues. In “GEOMETRIX: Line, Form, Subversion,” a big multi-venue exhibition in the DC area, curator Andrea Pollan has selected artists who use the visual language of geometric abstraction to explore […]
Glenn McNatt reports in the Baltimore Sun that Jo Smail has won the five-year-old Trawick Prize, founded by Bethesda businesswoman Carol Trawick. The competition is open to artists from Maryland, Virginia and Washington: “Baltimore painter Jo Smail, whose abstract paintings of pink squares and dark splotches of pigment on a […]