Justine Frischmann

"Claritas," a new painting by Justine Frischmann, oil and acrylic on panel, 2012.

Shalom Neuman

If our world is composed of overlapping stimuli which create constant sensory overload, then why should visual art limit itself to any one discipline such as painting, sculpture, print, video or computerized digital ima...

John Griffin

My dad, John Griffin Morrissey, was raised in Bay Ridge, Coney Island, and Sunset Park; a Brooklyn boy through and through. He is the eldest, (and craziest) of seven in an Irish Catholic family. His formal education only we...

David West

Paris Cat, or, the Art of David West. I first met David West in New York. West, now as then, documents the musicians of the avant-garde, the people of the underground milieu and his experiences of urban life. His...

J. Boyett

And, in the Predictable Controversy Department, Las Vegas’s The Arts Factory is showing (and selling) the art of John Wayne Gacy, in a show called Multiples. (The actual location for the show is Sin City Gallery.) As of th...

Samoa Moriki

Samoa's paintings, a series of celebrated images and complex associations which (inadvertantly?) postulate the existence of a general science of hermaneutics, form the contents of ritual, convention and public entertai...

Don Van Vliet

Don Van Vliet, more widely known by his pseudonym Captain Beefheart, retired from music in 1982 and devoted his life to painting. Asked why he didn't go to his own openings, he said "If I'm somewhere else, I'd rather be ...

Al Kresch

Al Kresch has been dealing with the same motifs for at least 40 years. The earlier paintings that I have seen, not unlike the best work of Derain and Marquet, show him reacting not only to the largest forming and emotion...

Justine Frischmann

Justine Frischmann employs the Low-Fi materials of a suburban hardware store to dig through the ash and rubble of Modernism. Her methodical self‐canceling is depicted with vandalism, improvised geometrical methods, and...