THE END OF BLACK

Koichi Yamamoto by Veronica Ceci It is impossible to discern whether, for artist Koichi Yamamoto, Morocco was the beginning of color, or the end of black. Decades spent perfecting his printmaking technique had been done, like the old masters, in only black inks. However, something changed in Morocco, the site of the last of three … Continue reading THE END OF BLACK

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

Contemporary Sculpture

Speaking Silence by Judith Taylor The contemplative nature of contemporary sculpture is to a large degree driven by the language of silence. Artists meld form and material seamlessly to create objects that engage and spark our curiosity. Christine Finkelstein, in her article “Studying Contemporary Sculpture” (Sculpture magazine) reinforces this idea of contemplation when she says, … Continue reading Contemporary Sculpture