Subjective: this category of my blog includes articles and videos about Subjective, a conceptual series created in collaboration with Becca Bernstein.
Le sujet d’une œuvre d’art et son thème sont souvent la même chose et parfois ils sont complètement indépendants, mais c’est quand ils sont assez différents que l’œuvre devient intéressante.
The subject of a work of art and its topic are often the same thing and sometimes they’re completely unrelated, but it’s when they’re just different enough that the work gets interesting.
This still from my recent interview with Gabe Flores pretty much sums up our relationship and probably everything we talked about too.
Because it’s important to have them. Parce que c’est important d’en avoir.
Comment books might just be my favorite part of showing art, even if I don’t always understand what viewers are trying to tell me.
It’s important to pick a good expression when painting a portrait, but sometimes I do the opposite on purpose. Il est important de choisir la bonne expression pour peindre un portrait, mais parfois je fais tout le contraire.
Soon after I started blogging, a friend told me that the tone of some of my articles revealed that I had a bit of a chip on my shoulder. I remain grateful for that precious piece of feedback. Though I didn’t want to come across like that, I could certainly see what she was saying.
When we took down Subjective last weekend, Becca had the brilliant idea of trading paintings for a while. As soon as she suggested it, I knew I wanted to take this one home: I love the painting within the painting.
Subjective is up in central Oregon for another week.
Touring a show is a lot of work, but the rewards make the effort worthwhile.
My brother and I are not twins, but, ever since we’ve been old enough to make the three years between us less conspicuous, people have assumed that we are.
I work from photographs I take myself in order to make my paintings, but, depending on the kind of portrait I intend to make, the photo shoot varies.