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Artist Feature: Nikki Maloof 

By Catherine Haggarty

Nikki Maloof is a painter based in South Hadley, MA and is represented by Jack Hanley Gallery in the Lower East side. She holds an MFA from Yale and a BFA from Indiana University, IN. Her recent solo show at Jack Hanley Gallery, titled ‘Caught and Free’, featured 8 large…

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The Continuum of Drawing

By Catherine Haggarty

Artist: Amanda Nedham Title: Bullseye target: I’ll draw you a fly 1 of 25 Medium: Graphite Dimension: 8×10 Year: 2019 Exhibition: Field Projects Drawing has been a topic I have been practicing, lecturing and writing about for years. I am currently teaching a course designed to traverse both Art Theory…

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No Bigger Than The Moon – Painting by David Mcdonough

By Catherine Haggarty

I can’t take credit for the title of this article – that is credit due to the Artist, David Mcdonough – a painter based in Brooklyn NY. His paintings, moderate in size, vary in medium but center around charcoal and oil paint on canvas. Brush marks flip between transparent opaque…

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Leeza Meksin – Artist Feature

By Catherine Haggarty

Hoist Store Shed, Leeza Meksin’s most recent exhibit at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) has now concluded but it has left a mark with me and I’m certain with many others. Leeza’s work which spans painting and site specific installations continues to evolve and expand with each new project. I…

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Kerry Law – Artist Feature

By Catherine Haggarty

Kerry Law – Stacking paint and mortality There is an endearing seriality about Kerry Law’s painting practice. He is committed to his subjects and often works in isolated bodies of work until he has pushed the idea and subject as far as he can or can stand to. He must care…

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Ask me a Question / Part II

By Catherine Haggarty

I opened up my social networks to see what questions I would get from artists about painting, curating, teaching, and much more. Check out the questions and answers below! By, Dana B There’s a lot of mystery about how to approach galleries, how to get your work shown. I’d love…

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Ask me a Question / Part 1

By Catherine Haggarty

I opened up my social networks to see what questions I would get from artists about painting, curating, teaching, and much more. Check out the questions and answers below! _____________________________ By @premiumh2o / Ana Vasquez / www.avasquezco.tumblr.com/ How does your relationship in academic and also non academic settings inform your…

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Emilie Stark-Menneg – Artist Spotlight

By Catherine Haggarty

I met Emilie Stark-Menneg two years ago via instagram. We connected because of mutual friends and a shared appreciate of painting, color and making absurd images. Following several exchanges online we arranged a meeting to do a studio visit. Emilie and her Mom, Maggie – an artist as well –…

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On Collecting Art & Building Culture

By Catherine Haggarty

There is a misunderstanding that one who collects art has to be wealthy. I recognize this makes sense, as art is typically expensive and not in everyone’s monthly budget. I thought this way until I heard a Donna Nelson artist talk at The New School in 2015. Donna, an acclaimed…

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Artist Spotlight – Eric Hibit

By Catherine Haggarty

Anti chromophobia and pure decadence: The paintings of Eric Hibit. In David Batchelor’s book, chromophobia – he writes about the fear of color in western philosophy and art criticism. Bright colors, he asserts have been viewed as primitive and not civilized – even wild and dangerous. Color he writes, also…

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