Into the Jungle

With Jules Buck Jones by Katherine Brimberry Many artists come to Flatbed Press to create original prints. For some it can be a bit like wandering in the jungle, particularly when a complex process is undertaken as was the recent collaboration between Austin artist Jules Buck Jones and Flatbed’s master printers. An emerging talent known … Continue reading Into the Jungle

Staging the Landscape: The Sculptural Work of Jason Urban

Julia V. Hendrickson In the mid-to-late 18th century, in the heyday of Western European landscape painting, philosophical debates over the nature of aesthetics centered around the concepts of beauty and the sublime. Edmund Burke famously made the distinction that balance, smoothness, and color lay in the realm of the beautiful, whereas vastness and terror were … Continue reading Staging the Landscape: The Sculptural Work of Jason Urban