Studio Visit: Katherina Olschbaur, Form as Potential

Studio Visit: Katherina Olschbaur, Form as Potential “When form’s in place, everything within it can be pure feeling” Chris Kraus, I Love Dick   “There are so many kinds of reality, and so many secret openings in the walls we think are mute.” Hélén Cixous, Eve Escapes   By Gary Brewer Paint has the ability…

Studio Visit: Lawrence Gipe, The Dark Poetry of History

Studio Visit: Lawrence Gipe : The Dark Poetry of History   “One has the impression that something is stirring inside [photographs] – it is as if one can hear little cries of despair, gémissements de désespoir… as if the photographs themselves had a memory and were remembering us and how we, the surviving, and those…

Studio Visit: Andy Moses, Ecstatic Resonance

Studio Visit: Andy Moses, Ecstatic Resonance “I sing the body electric… I do not ask any more delight, I swim in it as in a sea… As I see my soul reflected in nature…” Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass   By Gary Brewer Every nerve fiber resonates to the rhythms of nature; the infinite space…

Studio Visit: Jodi Bonassi, Stories of the Persona

Studio Visit: Jodi Bonassi, Stories of the Persona   “It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.” Joseph Campbell “Like Chekhov, I am a collector of souls…” Alice Neel By Gary Brewer Painting is a spiritual discipline; it is a space and an…

Studio Visit: Kristine Schomaker, The Contours of Identity

Studio Visit: Kristine Schomaker, The Contours of Identity “If you do not like something change it. If you cannot change it, change your attitude.” Maya Angelou By Gary Brewer  Identity, Self, Image – how do we present ourselves to the world? What mixture of emotional strengths and vulnerabilities, family genetics, and environmental conditioning co-mingle to…