Rosie Lee Tomkins’s amazing, crazy quilts have gone virtual at BAMPFA!
I have always admired artists who excel at the poetry of line, who can breathe life into an image with just a few eloquent, economical strokes. Lauren Halsey is such an artist.
This is a loose translation of the review of my show by Isabelle Girard de Soucanton in Die Rheinpfalz. I have to say she has my work and intentions pretty well pegged, so I could not be happier. Here is the original German article
First I’ll say this. I don’t love hunting and I don’t think I could ever do it myself, even if the species is overpopulated and most parts of the animal are eaten and used. It follows, then, that modern taxidermy disturbs me. Somehow it seems okay, though, and even quaint, when the stuffed animals are hundreds of years… Continue reading Beauty and the Beasts at the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris
Whew, back again from another trip, this time to England. Mike and I spent most of the time in the country, but took one day to go to London. My goal was to see the Anselm Kiefer exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts, a retrospective I highly recommend. If I had to use one… Continue reading Layers upon Layers: Anselm Kiefer at the RA