Category Archives: The Visual Artworker

You Have To Be There

Mary Gabriel’s new book published by Little Brown”Ninth Street Women””Ninth Street Women” is a great read and a new big book by Mary Gabriel.  It is big in many ways, but first and foremost it is a story that needs to be told setting the… Continue reading

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Made To Measure

My new painting is underway…Acrylic gouache on gesso boardJanuary, 2, 2019Alan SingerIn preparing for my new solo exhibition here in Rochester presented by the Axom Gallery,  I have written an artist statement about the path I have taken over th… Continue reading

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Famous Artists

“Electrical Storm”2018byAlan SingerIt is the tail end of December and the stock market is going crazy.  The political climate is so un-nerving and the grey weather here is nothing to celebrate.  I wonder how this all will affect the arts?Like… Continue reading

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What It Means

By Alan SingerJarrett EarnestDavid Zwirner Books, New York CityIn the evening I am deep into a new book that has been recently published through David Zwirner Books by the author and art critic Jarrett Earnest.  I have read his work before in “The… Continue reading

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Come Gather Round

Julian Schnabel directs: “At Eternity’s Gate”new film about Vincent Van GoghI am looking forward to seeing Julian Schnabel’s new film about Vincent Van Gogh, called: “At Eternity’s Gate”.  As an artist Julian has a fine eye for his filmmaking… Continue reading

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Full Circle

read the signs on the West Side Highway, in New York City traffic….Our artistic family has yet another generation coming along, and while we were in the New York City area we had dinner with Akiko and her daughters, and I got to see the images of por… Continue reading

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New York City Journal

NYC: Fifth Avenue walk to the METWalking over to The Metropolitan Museum of Art on the weekend after viewing Hilma af Klint at The Guggenheim, I was not prepared for the crowds – literally waves of humanity packing into the entrance to the museums. &nb… Continue reading

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Coney Island On My Mind

On the boardwalk, Coney IslandNovember, 2018In Brooklyn, I am standing on the boardwalk looking out to sea on a cold clear fall day having just left the nursing home where my aunt has been living for the past few years.  She failed to recognize me… Continue reading

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Missing Words & Autumn Color

Autumn Colors come to my blockWhen I read the description that Emily Glass wrote about some of her recent paintings now on view at The Geisel Gallery, I was shocked to understand that print editions of the Oxford Junior Dictionary deleted words that re… Continue reading

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Environmental

Melinda, barn owl, along with Wild Wings volunteerNovember 1, 2018It has been raining all day, but I am inside, at my job – teaching drawing for students at R.I.T. with a special visit from two volunteers from WILD WINGS, and three wonderful birds that… Continue reading

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