Category Archives: The Visual Artworker

De / Construct, Re / Construct

Werner SunDe / Construct,  Re / ConstructThe Corners Gallery, Ithaca, New YorkIn today’s news there is a Royal Wedding and gun violence in our schools.  How to make sense of all of this?  To focus, I  return to the potential of art … Continue reading

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Ode To Joy

Oxford Street and Park AvenueRochester, N.Y.May, 2018Spring has sprung, and the magnolias along the  median are in full bloom.  On a sunny afternoon I buzz the door for the Oxford Gallery and walk downstairs for a look see.  Around this … Continue reading

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Industrial Strength

industrial StrengthAlbert Paley, “Genesee Passage”in downtown Rochester, New YorkRight in the circle in front of the old Bausch & Lomb Building in downtown Rochester,  there stands a wonderful monument to industry and artistic pursuit by Alber… Continue reading

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Speaking About Arthur Singer

The Author of this blogspeaking to the Burroughs Audubon Nature ClubRochester, New YorkSeems like I have been out on the tour recently speaking about art to an at a nature club like the one above.  My topic is the wildlife art that my father, Arth… Continue reading

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Black and White

Kurt Ketchum ( KURT K3TCHUM )atAxom Gallery, Rochester, New YorkThe Axom Gallery has renovated its space to create more room for the design products on display and this also makes more room for artwork, paintings and the like.  Now on view, a show… Continue reading

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Working Towards Graduation

Sarah Kinardexplains her Thesis at the Bevier GalleryRochester Institute of TechnologyBeing able to express yourself; having the self-confidence and making a good argument for your artwork – that is a sign that you are ready to step up and graduate. &n… Continue reading

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Springtime

Todd McGrain”Passenger Pigeon”,  bronze, 2007outside ofThe Laboratory of Ornithology,Ithaca, NYOn a brilliant blue sky day – the first day of spring, we are in Ithaca to take down a show of my father’s paintings and illustrations at The Cornell Un… Continue reading

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Art Writing

The Brooklyn Rail is an engaging read, especially if you are interested in contemporary art and want some feeling of community.  I found that this past month there was a long interview with Jed Perl who has just published a biography of Alexander … Continue reading

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Planet Earth

Portrait of a Planet: Photographer in SpaceMarch 22, 2018 was an unusual day in The University Gallery at Rochester Institute of Technology.  On the walls there is a photography show – unusual even for the land of Kodak, here in Rochester.Photogra… Continue reading

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Jewels

“Cavern”  oil on canvas by Melissa HuangatMakers Gallery, 34 Elton Street, Third FloorRochester, New YorkUp on a sunny 3rd floor of an old industrial building at 34 Elton Street you will find the Makers Gallery and for a few weeks you will have a … Continue reading

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