Studio Visit: Jeff Colson, The Entropy of Memory

Studio Visit: Jeff Colson, The Entropy of Memory By Gary Brewer   “Only entropy comes easy.” Anton Chekhov   “Everyday objects shriek aloud.” René Magritte   There is something about the deadpan expression on Buster Keaton’s face that belies the physicality and poetry of his comedy. It is the balance of humor and melancholy that…

Studio Visit: Camilla Taylor, Seeker of Shadows

Studio Visit: Camilla Taylor, Seeker of Shadows By Gary Brewer   “Actually, however, life begins less by reaching upward, than by turning upon itself. But what a marvelously insidious, subtle image of life a coiling vital principle would be! And how many dreams the leftward oriented shell, or one that did not conform to the…

Studio Visit: Abel Alejandre, Into the Fray

Studio Visit: Abel Alejandre, Into the Fray By Gary Brewer   “I am human, I regard nothing that is human alien to me.” Terence, Heauton Timorumenos (The Self-Tormentor)   “Art is a weapon that penetrates the eyes, the ears, the deepest and subtlest human feelings.” David Alfaro Siqueiros   Male identity – masculine archetypes –…

Studio Visit: Roland Reiss, Chromatic Joy

Studio Visit: Roland Reiss, Chromatic Joy By Gary Brewer     “Colors have their own distinctive beauty that you have to preserve, just as in music you try to preserve sounds. It is a question of organization, of finding the arrangement that will keep the beauty and freshness of color.” “There are always flowers for…