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New American Paintings

  • PLEASE VISIT OUR NEW BLOG

    PLEASE VISIT OUR NEW BLOG

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    - 25 Jul 13, 10:30am -
  • Back To The Digital Future: NAP Site Redesign

    Back To The Digital Future: NAP Site Redesign

    There have been a number of big days for New American Paintings over the past twenty years, but this may very well be the biggest. Today, we are pleased to present our new web site, which has been in top-secret development for a number of months. T…
    - 24 Jul 13, 9:08am -
  • Abstract Planking: Jason Middlebrook at Lora Reynolds Gallery

    Abstract Planking: Jason Middlebrook at Lora Reynolds Gallery

    Painting on wood panels is old-school, the most popular way of supporting media until canvas took over in the 16th century. Jason Middlebrook isn’t trying to reinvent the wheel by painting directly onto internally cut trunks from the local mill. Bu…
    - 22 Jul 13, 9:00am -
  • Self Conscious: Pat Snow & Matthew John Winters at grayDUCK Gallery

    Self Conscious: Pat Snow & Matthew John Winters at grayDUCK Gallery

    It seems almost fated that Texas transplants Pat Snow and Matthew John Winters would exhibit together. The mellifluous title to their grayDUCK Gallery duet Wintersnow Snowinters echoes the innate, mantra-like concentration evident in their respective…
    - 16 Jul 13, 8:30am -
  • Museum Admission: José Lerma at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

    Museum Admission: José Lerma at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

    Engaging all the melodrama and frivolity of commemorative portraiture, José Lerma’s most recent exhibition, currently on view at the MCA Chicago, challenges the long-since relevant historical relationship between social status and painting. Fittin…
    - 10 Jul 13, 8:30am -
  • Ellsworth Kelly at Matthew Marks Gallery

    Ellsworth Kelly at Matthew Marks Gallery

    Ellsworth Kelly has recalled of his early development as an artist: “I didn’t want to paint people. I wanted to paint something I had never seen before. I didn’t want to make what I was looking at. I wanted the fragments.” In Ellsworth Kelly…
    - 5 Jul 13, 8:30am -
  • Pacific Coast Competition Deadline Extended!

    Pacific Coast Competition Deadline Extended!

    Pacific Coast artists (residing in Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington), The Deadline has been extended to July 7th, Midnight, EST.* We are happy to have Janet Bishop, Curator of Painting and Sculpture, San Francisco Museum of Moder…
    - 3 Jul 13, 8:30am -
  • Ella Hatchet: Alex Chitty and Alice Tippit at Roots & Culture

    Ella Hatchet: Alex Chitty and Alice Tippit at Roots & Culture

    At once phonetic and ambiguous, the work in Ella Hatchet reflects the title – a collection of paintings, photographs, and sculptures by Alex Chitty and Alice Tippit that strike a mood, rather than a specific target. In fact, the symbol a target wou…
    - 2 Jul 13, 8:30am -
  • Overlapping Disjuncture: Christine Frerichs at gallery km

    Overlapping Disjuncture: Christine Frerichs at gallery km

    Christine Frerichs’ current solo show “The Conversation” at gallery km is dynamic, new, and not to be missed. The main gallery space is filled with ten large 44 x 34 paintings that are three-dimensional, visually enticing, and inviting.  At fi…
    - 1 Jul 13, 8:30am -
  • New American Paintings Pacific Coast Deadline

    New American Paintings Pacific Coast Deadline

    Our next New American Paintings deadline is for the Pacific Coast region, which includes Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington.  If you reside in any of these states, now is your chance to apply to New American Paintings. The Deadlin…
    - 28 Jun 13, 8:30am -

Painter's Table

Painting OWU

  • The Perils of Art

    The Perils of Art

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    - 5 days ago, 20 Sep 17, 11:05am -
  • Mistakes

    Mistakes

    “When you hit a wrong note, it’s the next note that you play that determines if it’s good or bad.” -Miles Davis How often when painting do we put down a color patch, a mark, or a brushstroke that just doesn’t hit the note we’re after? Too…
    - 5 Nov 16, 8:58am -
  • Wayne Thiebaud’s Painted World

    Wayne Thiebaud’s Painted World

    I was privileged as a young student to participate in a workshop at Mountain Lake in Virginia in the early 1980s, organized by my teacher, Ray Kass, from Virginia Tech. I imagined that Thiebaud would be a kind of Oscar Wilde-like character, as colorf…
    - 7 Sep 16, 11:30pm -
  • Richard Diebenkorn’s Sketchbooks 2

    Richard Diebenkorn’s Sketchbooks 2

    Stanford University has launched an interactive website containing all of the sketchbooks of Richard Diebenkorn, 1922-1993. Click the drawing above to visit the site. Tagged: Richard Diebenkorn, Sketchbooks
    - 18 Jan 16, 5:10pm -
  • Diebenkorn’s Sketchbooks

    Diebenkorn’s Sketchbooks

    Click the image to read Allison Meier’s article for Hyperallergic. Tagged: Diebenkorn
    - 26 Aug 15, 10:49am -
  • Richard Diebenkorn’s Notes To Myself On Beginning a Painting

    Richard Diebenkorn’s Notes To Myself On Beginning a Painting

    Tagged: Richard Diebenkorn
    - 31 Jan 15, 5:54pm -
  • Danielle Muzina

    Danielle Muzina

    Brilliant new work by Danielle Muzina who graduated with her B.F.A from the OWU Department of Fine Arts in 2013. Danielle is in her first year of the M.F.A. program in painting at Miami University, Oxford, OH. Tagged: Danielle Muzina, Interiors, mixe…
    - 14 Dec 14, 6:24pm -
  • Color Massing II

    Color Massing II

    Describing a breakthrough he had while struggling with a landscape painting, 19th century American painter, Albert Pinkham Ryder wrote, “…the old scene presented itself…and before my eyes , framed in an opening between two trees. It stood out l…
    - 19 Nov 14, 11:08pm -
  • Catherine Mulligan

    Catherine Mulligan

    “Painting is how I come to understand and articulate my feelings about existing in the world, to put it as broadly as possible. Uncertainties, insecurities, and unmet hopes or desires I aim to contain and resolve through a painterly language that i…
    - 8 Nov 14, 11:56am -
  • Color Massing

    Color Massing

    Look at any slice of nature and the eye is assaulted by a nearly infinite assortment of colors, shapes, textures and surfaces. Is it any wonder that painting from observation can be so vexing at times? Beginning painters often think to start with a d…
    - 26 Oct 14, 10:32pm -

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  • Buse Kanlikilic – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Buse Kanlikilic – MFA Graduate, 2017

    This work here explores the relationship between traditional Turkish arts and the process of image making in the context of contemporary art. Referencing ornamental patterns from the arts of the Ottoman Empire, familiar visual elements are combined w…
    - 62 days ago, 25 Jul 17, 8:06am -
  • Frances O’Dwyer – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Frances O’Dwyer – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Paint is incorporated into a broader exploration of media to become part of an assemblage, with recurring motifs suggesting a dialogue between object, image and material. Everyday observations, encounters and literature can become a starting point fo…
    - 81 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 6:56am -
  • Meghan Heeney – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Meghan Heeney – MFA Graduate, 2017

    A moment. A silence. An experience of vastness and feeling informing those of a body, a female body rippling beneath the waves of interchanging events. Stains, colour, masking represent the sheet which makes us all universal. We all possess it yet…
    - 81 days ago, 6 Jul 17, 6:42am -
  • Helen Richmond – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Helen Richmond – MFA Graduate, 2017

    This work is based on my experience of accessing Irish mythology through English translations. A common theme in many of the stories is how things are taken or possessed. This has led me on a journey in to the indeterminate / liminal realm where the…
    - 87 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 9:35am -
  • Matthew Mitchell – MFA Graduate,2017

    Matthew Mitchell – MFA Graduate,2017

    The work here is an attempt to find a visual language for the duality between our necessarily abstracted experience of place and being in the new digital landscape, and our perception of place and being in relation to the more tangible primeval geolo…
    - 87 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 9:20am -
  • Ann Ensor – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Ann Ensor – MFA Graduate, 2017

    My work explores the umwelt, and the spaces and porous boundaries between all entities, and how they relate with the environment and each other. Through physically experiencing the work, I want to show the necessity for us humans to share this planet…
    - 87 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 8:11am -
  • Louisa Casas – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Louisa Casas – MFA Graduate, 2017

    SUPERFICIES:SURFACE Addressing the sense of our increasing disembodiment in a reality mediated through the digital realm this work represents a counter balance to re-anchor physicality. Contrasted use of materiality and scale emphasise surface, textu…
    - 87 days ago, 30 Jun 17, 7:43am -
  • Kurt Oppermann – MFA Graduate, 2017

    Kurt Oppermann – MFA Graduate, 2017

    I use the figure as a space to examine the limits of the body. This work  approaches   the body as a situation where the organization of its components  can be re structured and altered. The formalities of scale,  physicality,  volume and densi…
    - 89 days ago, 28 Jun 17, 11:39am -
  • Rauschenberg at Tate Modern

    Rauschenberg at Tate Modern

    Robert Rauschenberg blazed a new trail for art in the second half of the twentieth century. This landmark exhibition celebrates his extraordinary six-decade career, taking you on a dazzling adventure through modern art in the company of a truly rem…
    - 4 Apr 17, 11:51am -
  • Under 30’s to Watch

    Under 30’s to Watch

    Fresh Irish painters: 10 under 30 to watch – selected for the RTE blog by Cristín Leech, art critic of The Sunday Times. Seven of the ten graduated from NCAD.   Click on artists names and be taken to their websites: Darragh Dempsey, Amanda Doran,…
    - 28 Jan 17, 1:22pm -

Ponyhof

  • The process of Wouter van de Koot

    The process of Wouter van de Koot

    The figurative work of Wouter van de Koot consists of paintings, drawings and installations with narrative characteristics. Typical are the attention to detail, the use of negative space and the theatrical atmosphere of his work. In carefully arrange…
    - 12 Nov 14, 4:10am -
  • 1, 2, Drei – Anna Virnich at FIAC (off)icielle

    1, 2, Drei – Anna Virnich at FIAC (off)icielle

    This year, I decided to only go to (OFF)icielle, the off part of the FIAC, which hosted some galleries that I knew have a good programme (Rod Barton, Elaine Levy, Stigter van Doesburg, ..). These are usually located on the first floor … Continue…
    - 30 Oct 14, 5:57am -
  • Reader’s Digest

    Reader’s Digest

    Impressive first exhibition outside his gallery wall, Sebastien Ricou shows American painter Keith J. Varadi at L’ancienne Société Bruxelloise d’Electricité. A must-see before 25 October.  “Things aren’t much wilder, I don’t think, tha…
    - 2 Oct 14, 9:15am -
  • Jill Mulleady

    Jill Mulleady

    The gallery Island in Brussels is showcasing work of artist Jill Mulleady in a solo show “El Dorado” until next Sunday. The artist, who used to be active in theatre, shows her latest work in this exhibition, replacing the canvas … Continue read…
    - 29 Sep 14, 10:40am -
  • Meticulous brush strokes of Marlene Dumas

    Meticulous brush strokes of Marlene Dumas

    It has been a long time since I last posted on this blog, mainly due to my intense other projects and being a young mother, but when I visited the Marlene Dumas’ exhibition at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam yesterday I … Continue reading →
    - 22 Sep 14, 6:23am -
  • Discoveries at FIAC 2013: Peggy Franck

    Discoveries at FIAC 2013: Peggy Franck

    After two years of pregnancy and maternity leave, I avoided large fairs such as Frieze and FIAC, but this year was time to go back. Although it is always unpleasant to walk around a fair, it is also exciting to … Continue reading →
    - 31 Oct 13, 10:15am -
  • Yonghi Yim’s painted collage

    Yonghi Yim’s painted collage

    With great surprise I discovered last week a micro-exhibition of Yonghi Yim which took place at Hectoliter gallery in Brussels from Thursday 30 May to Saturday 1 June. Working with wood and paper collage, she uses the rigidity of the … Continue rea…
    - 11 Jun 13, 5:36am -
  • Dip into human psyche with Gaillard and Claude

    Dip into human psyche with Gaillard and Claude

    Last week, I went to one of my favourite gallery in Brussels MOT INTERNATIONAL where they have currently a show on portrait Repeated Affinity featuring works of Aleksandra Domanovic, Gaillard & Claude and Manfred Jade. Although I found the work of…
    - 20 Mar 13, 3:56am -
  • Painting versus Object

    Painting versus Object

    Being ourself working on a Painting vs Photography exhibitions (Ponyhof team is back to work after a long maternity leave break!), we got quite caught by the title of Standpoint gallery’s latest exhibition in London: PAINTING-VERSUS-OBJECT running…
    - 3 Dec 12, 3:32pm -
  • Angel Vergara at Almine Rech, “the feeling of jubilation with regard to painting”

    Angel Vergara at Almine Rech, “the feeling of jubilation with regard to painting”

    Angel Vergara is not a painter in the classic sense of the word. He became known through his performances as straatman (streetman) when he was drawing hidden under a white sheet what was happening around him. Since then, he created … Continue readi…
    - 5 Sep 12, 5:43pm -

The Guardian: Painting

  • newEl Greco to Goya review – tears, shackles and anguish in dark dramas from Spain
    Wallace Collection, LondonEcstasy and self-loathing abound in this show of masterpieces and an exquisite selection of other paintings from the ‘best place to see Spanish art in Britain’‘The best place to see Spanish art in the UK,” says Xavie…
    - 17 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 7:27am -
  • newLost Rubens portrait of James I's 'lover' is rediscovered in Glasgow
    Painting of George Villiers, first Duke of Buckingham, thought to have been a copy, is identified as original after 400 yearsA long-lost portrait of perhaps one of the most famous gay men in history by the Flemish artist Peter Paul Rubens has been fo…
    - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 6:28am -
  • Jasper Johns' hot wax, Big Tom's geometry, and the strangest surrealist ever – the week in art
    The great America unfurls his flags, targets, maps and beer cans, an old master called Big Tom reveals some weird geometry, and the Turner prize hits Hull – all in your weekly dispatchJasper Johns The intellect and emotion of the objects and painti…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Sep 17, 9:51am -
  • David Shepherd obituary
    Artist whose popular wildlife paintings helped raise millions for conservationFresh out of school, with no scholastic achievements to recommend him, David Shepherd applied for a place at the Slade School of Art in London. The Slade did him the bigges…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 1:42pm -
  • Poor Art | Arte Povera review – the show that proves Britain's on the blink
    Estorick Collection, London What can we learn from these British responses to arte povera, the subversive Italian movement from the 1960s? That it’ll take more than fur sculpture and a daisy cross to outclass the EuropeansThe bilingual title of thi…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Sep 17, 10:01am -
  • Degas from the Burrell review – the great voyeur
    National Gallery, LondonHis work is often seen as safe and sexless. But this unsettling exhibition, which puts nude bathers alongside ballet dancers, shows the dark and daring side of DegasA young woman stares at you through binoculars at the beginni…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 8:41am -
  • Dalí, Duchamp, Basquiat and beards: the best art of autumn 2017
    Modigliani seduces, the Turner hits Hull, Rebecca Warren shakes up St Ives – and Gilbert and George have a close shave with facial hair• Autumn arts preview 2017: Stage | Music | Film | TVThe subway invaded the art gallery in 1980s New York. Basq…
    - 7 days ago, 18 Sep 17, 1:00am -
  • Pope painting by Francis Bacon to go on sale after 45 years hidden away
    Estimated to be worth £60m, the painting depicts a slumping pope whose formless body is capped by a drunk’s red noseThe pope’s body is a spiralling heap of sausages wrapped in white and pink robes. Go closer, and even stranger physical images ar…
    - 10 days ago, 15 Sep 17, 10:52am -
  • Gareth Sansom's radical, provocative, technicolour world – in pictures
    Known for his bold and boundary-pushing work, avant-garde Australian artist Gareth Sansom receives the largest survey of his career to date in Gareth Sansom: Transformer, at the National Gallery of Victoria.Sansom broke ground in the 1960s with punk-…
    - 11 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 2:00pm -
  • Armani suits and bare feet: how Jean-Michel Basquiat created his look
    He was one of the most dazzling artists of his generation – but Jean-Michel Basquiat’s eclectic approach to dressing was a work of art in itself. Simon Chilvers pays homage • Read more from the autumn/winter 2017 edition of The Fashion, our bia…
    - 13 days ago, 12 Sep 17, 9:01am -
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Watercolor Artist

  • Paint Atmosphere Using These Five Secrets

    Paint Atmosphere Using These Five Secrets

    Artist Oliver Pyle shares his top five tips for painting atmosphere in watercolor landscapes, from getting to know your subject to mastering your technique.The post Paint Atmosphere Using These Five Secrets appeared first on Artist's Network.
    - 12 days ago, 13 Sep 17, 1:29am -
  • Watercolor Cakes Are Here To Stay

    Watercolor Cakes Are Here To Stay

    Maggie Austin creates gorgeous watercolor cakes that show off both artistry with a brush and delicious confections.The post Watercolor Cakes Are Here To Stay appeared first on Artist's Network.
    - 24 days ago, 1 Sep 17, 1:55am -
  • These 6 Watercolor Hacks Will Make You and Your Wallet Happy

    These 6 Watercolor Hacks Will Make You and Your Wallet Happy

    Save time, save money and give an old item new purpose with these six watercolor hacks!The post These 6 Watercolor Hacks Will Make You and Your Wallet Happy appeared first on Artist's Network.
    - 33 days ago, 23 Aug 17, 4:07am -
  • Advice From Mary Whyte

    Advice From Mary Whyte

    Mary Whyte's watercolors tell stories of Americans whose work and traditions are fading into the past, but not before she documents their existence in artworks that could strongly stand on their own even without the meanings behind them. The post Ad…
    - 41 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 8:54pm -
  • Painting Loose

    Painting Loose

    Jean Haines extols the virtues of a loose and wild life...of watercolor. Join her as she discusses how play and movement are crucial components to watercolors that have personality and convey joy and vibrancy.The post Painting Loose appeared first o…
    - 48 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 8:01pm -
  • Watercolor Painting FAQ: Brushes, Paints and More

    Watercolor Painting FAQ: Brushes, Paints and More

    In this snippet, Laurin McCracken shares the answers to some common watercolor painting questions regarding the materials he uses.The post Watercolor Painting FAQ: Brushes, Paints and More appeared first on Artist's Network.
    - 83 days ago, 3 Jul 17, 8:29pm -
  • 3 Still Life Paintings for The Perfect Facebook Challenge

    3 Still Life Paintings for The Perfect Facebook Challenge

    How three Facebook friends decided to create still life paintings in watercolor centered around the same selection of objects.The post 3 Still Life Paintings for The Perfect Facebook Challenge appeared first on Artist's Network.
    - 97 days ago, 20 Jun 17, 9:37am -
  • 18 Amazing Watercolor Paintings Worth Celebrating

    18 Amazing Watercolor Paintings Worth Celebrating

    The annual Watermedia Showcase competition is the place to see and be seen. How do your watercolor paintings stack up against this year's winners?The post 18 Amazing Watercolor Paintings Worth Celebrating appeared first on Artist's Network.
    - 8 May 17, 12:10am -
  • Watercolor Wonder: Watercolor vs. Gouache

    Watercolor Wonder: Watercolor vs. Gouache

    A Guest Post by Cassia Cogger “Knowledge is power. Information is liberating.” —Kofi Annan How does watercolor differ from gouache? What are their individual characteristics, and how might each best be applied to a mixed-media art practice? The…
    - 30 Mar 17, 12:00pm -
  • Watercolor Painting Video | Watercolor Artist February 2017 Issue Preview
    The February issue of Watercolor Artist features the paintings that won top prizes in national watercolor society exhibitions, creative jump-starts and new watercolor hacks to try. Featured artists include Helen Brown, Nadine Charlsen, Kathleen S. Gi…
    - 24 Nov 16, 11:00pm -
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