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Q: You use an impressive assortment of soft pastels to create your pastel paintings. Which are your favorite?
A: My favorite brand of soft pastels is Henri Roché. They offer subtle variations in color and hue since they make more colors than any other company. 135 more words
A: I am re-reading “Dear Theo,” van Gogh’s autobiography as expressed in letters to his beloved brother, a book I read more than twenty-five years ago when I first started out as an artist. 98 more words
Q: The imagery used throughout your work evoked glimmers of childhood memories, specifically "Punch and Judy" puppet shows. Would you talk about your use of this kind of slightly sinister iconography?
A: I don’t really see my iconography as sinister, although I know some people do.
I search the markets and bazaars of Mexico, Guatemala, and elsewhere for folk art objects – masks, carved wooden animals, papier mache figures, children’s toys – to bring back to New York to photograph and paint. 591 more words