Friday, September 25, 2015

rocks and process at battery park city. again

battery park city painting process

a drawing that went perhaps too far. this is why i take photographs. process is everything i don't look back and wish i had stopped. well i try not to.

pencil, watercolor, ink, paint stick

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

invitation to my second home

well, third actually. this blog is the second.
my first online home is the PBASE site
that hosts my photography.

my more recent online home is HERE
where i've created galleries devoted
mainly to collage, paintings and drawings.

Sunday, September 20, 2015

saturday stelae

ink drawings, battery park city


Thursday, September 17, 2015

shadow play

painting shadows on a glorious september day
at battery park city.
ink and watercolor, 6x18 panels

Monday, September 14, 2015

picasso sculpture at MoMA

once in a lifetime sounds so hyperbolic.
still, you will likely never again have an opportunity
to experience the depth and breadth of the
sculptural work of pablo picasso in this country
once the picasso sculpture show decamps
the museum of modern art in early february next year.

from his exploratory works early in the 20th century
to his delightful mid-century sheet metal sculptures,
these more than 150 works are a revelation. the show is beautifully mounted  with much of the work free standing, allowing 360 degree views, something a catalog could never achieve.

after my first visit i decided to spend time drawing
each object in the show.  I am not attempting to render the works realistically but to record my own impressions. These are my first drawings, picasso's sheet metal sculptures, 1954-1964

Friday, September 4, 2015

the blues at battery park city

after three weeks away
i was happy to complete
work that surprises
and delights me.

ink and watercolor
(background is whiter than it appears)

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