Sunday, October 22, 2017

ROSLINDALE OPEN STUDIOS










 

MARK ROTHKO - Reflection @ MFA Boston


Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1945

Mark Rothko, Untitled, 1949

Mark Rothko, No. 9, 1948

Mark Rothko

Mark Rothko, No. 1, 1961

Mark Rothko, No. 7, 1964




Mark Rothko
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Mark Rothko - Reflection @ MFA Boston
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Sunday, October 15, 2017

BRENT RIDGE - NAC CLASSES 10.18.17


Hello Class
Here is something to chew on: how to develop a theme?
We can do some investigation of Image-Based Abstraction.
We can develop paintings derived from real world images and work them into personal visions.
Bring some pictures (printed out on regular paper) of a single theme.
Here's Richard Diebenkorn who worked from life into abstraction and swayed between the two:

Richard Diebenkorn


Richard Diebenkorn


Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn

Richard Diebenkorn




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CONTAINER MAN music stage




Container Man performance



The grounds of Contemporary Arts International

The grounds of Contemporary Arts International

The grounds of Contemporary Arts International

The grounds of Contemporary Arts International

The grounds of Contemporary Arts International


The grounds of Contemporary Arts International

The grounds of Contemporary Arts International

New Art Archaeology Project

New Art Archaeology Project: Tamas Mosonyi

New Art Archaeology Project

New Art Archaeology Project

New Art Archaeology Project: Gregor Gall

The grounds of Contemporary Arts International

The grounds of Contemporary Arts International
Container Man performance


Container Man
Contemporary Arts International
New Archaeology Project



 

Monday, October 9, 2017

BRENT RIDGE - NAC CLASSES 10.11.17


Hello Class:

Come ready to explore your alternative tool use paintings and seek out new directions.
I'll even bring a paint roller to class and talk about big gestures.

Here's somebody locally that's done some painting with big gestures:


Pat Steir



PAT STEIR PAINTINGS





Monday, October 2, 2017

BRENT RIDGE - NAC CLASSES 10.04.17


Hello Class:
Last week we introduced a squeegee.  Now I introduce you to another artist using the squeegee and brush gesture to create slippery, adventurous, exploratory abstract paintings.  He also makes use of tape to create juxtapositions of color.  So this week we can continue our gesture explorations and see what tape can do.

This is DAVID REED:


David Reed


David Reed

David Reed




DAVID REED




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I'm an artist originally from Flint, MI now residing in Boston, MA. In-between I practiced my art in NYC and overseas in Scotland. I've been using this blog to situate Boston art and artists amongst the International scene of contemporary art. You can find my art on www.brent-ridge.com