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Veteran Art Gallery Closes, Citing 'Unhealthy' New Art World

McKee Gallery will shutter its doors at the end of August. They are currently participating in Frieze New York with a stunning booth that includes a suite of knockout Philip Guston paintings. 173 more words

Philip Guston on painting

‘What is seen and called a picture is what remains – an evidence. Even as one travels in painting towards a state of “unfreedom” where only certain things can happen, unaccountably the unknown must appear.’ ~ Philip Guston

Artist Quotes


Did you know that if you google « fried food art » you actually get results? (here’s the proof) After such an interesting discovery (hum), I went on and googled « food artwork. 461 more words

Art Is Cool

Friday Favorites: Deep in the Heart of Texas

Seriously, ya’ll, it’s Friday. Besides dedicating this post to the copious amounts of sleep I’m going to turn-down-for-what tonight, I’m here to write about a super exciting museum that I recently visited in not Oklahoma, but deep in the heart of Texas, … 1,134 more words

Art As Life

Philip Guston's "Don'ts"


Don’t paint to prove an idea.

Don’t paint prove what’s right.

Don’t paint to be loved.

Don’t decorate rectangles.

Don’t accept notions, myths, shibboleths. Don’t accept. 88 more words


Day 103

The weather: wet and dark in the a.m. and sunny and sharp in the p.m.

I’ve been reading the words (lecture) of Philip Guston on his drawings- ink on paper from the 50’s and 60’s… 592 more words