Malou Flato

A Painter of Place by Jeanne Claire van Ryzin Top photograph by Victoria Goodman Malou Flato keeps her paints and brushes tidily arranged in a lidded plastic tub. On a mid-February visit to her studio, the tub rests on the floor near the door. “I’ve got everything I need in there, ready to go,” says … Continue reading Malou Flato

1,000 Years

A Studio Visit with Claude van Lingen by Kevin Ivester As I approached the front step of Claude van Lingen’s home studio, I could hear one of his totem-like television installations blaring from inside. He opened the door and politely invited me in as the chaotic sounds of our 24-hour news cycle grew louder. Nearly … Continue reading 1,000 Years

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

FREE YOUR MIND

YLA 21: AMEXICAN@ at Mexic-Arte Museum reviewed by Rachel Koper Now in its 21st year, the Young Latino Artists (YLA) exhibition continues to provide experience and exposure for emerging Latina/o artists. YLA 21: Amexican@ at Mexic-Arte was curated by San Antonio artist David Shek Vega, a prolific mural artist and director of Gravelmouth Gallery. I … Continue reading FREE YOUR MIND