Jenn Hassin

Being of Service by Rachel Koper [Hassin] wants her artworks to serve a purpose, one that is aesthetic, and also public, intellectual and speaking truth to power. I did a studio visit with Jenn Hassin to check on things since the birth of her daughter, Jade. She is blessed with agreeable little ones. I apologized … Continue reading Jenn Hassin

Warhol by the Book

At The Blanton Museum by Ellen Heck Viewers become aware of books as collections of content that can be packaged and repackaged. And then that very packaging turns right around to itself become content. Three galleries and a reading room take viewers decade by decade through Andy Warhol’s lifelong relationship with books. Organized by the … Continue reading Warhol by the Book

Shawn Camp

ANGLE OF REFRACTION “What painting wants more than anything else is working space—space to grow with and expand into, pictorial space that is capable of direction and movement, pictorial space that encourages unlimited orientation and extension. Painting does not want to be confined by boundaries of edge and surface.” – Frank Stella Surface, line and … Continue reading Shawn Camp

William Geisler

Process by Marjorie Flanagan To work with materials one needs a space, just like a writer needs a page. Papers and piles and jars and wands and brushes and knives and drips. The visual impact of William Geisler’s home studio gives a vivid and lasting impression: encaustic wax medium heated over hot plates quite tempting … Continue reading William Geisler