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

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

Raucous Reality

Terry Allen’s Road Angel by Veronica Ceci Road Angel was only beckoning in comparative softness towards inevitable raucous reality. Terry Allen’s new artwork on the grounds of The Contemporary Austin at Laguna Gloria was experienced by my ears before the rest of me. My eyes were busy with John Grade’s Canopy Tower, a nearby work, … Continue reading Raucous Reality