On Thursday, 16 June, there will be a a special performance by Eileen Kelly and Steve Gross in the The Persistent Nature of Urgency exhibition space. The gallery will be open from 6-8 p.m., with the performance beginning around 7. Location and details just below.
The Persistent Nature of Urgency, an exhibition of the Mayson Gallery, curated by Lowell Boyers and Jeff Quinn, opens on Tuesday, 7 June from 6-9 p.m. at 526 W. 26th St., 3rd floor, in New York. It's a show featuring works on paper, and I'll have a piece up from a series I've been working on. The show will be open Tuesday-Saturday from 11-6 through 18 June.
In the last few months I've been doing paintings on paper using acrylic and pencil. I begin with a loose drawing and work into it with fluid applications of paint using both brush and my hands. You can see more on the Paintings page.
Also pictured here are some views of White Night in progress in the studio. Here is the finished product.
I went to see Stuart Davis: In Full Swing at the Whitney Museum here in New York yesterday. I have always liked his paintings a very much when I've come across them, though he's not a painter I ever turn to for direction or inspiration. He doesn't get the attention he deserves generally; and there hasn't been a major exhibition of his work in this country in 25 years as far a search will tell you.
Zeno of Elea was a very smart man who confounded many, many smart philosophers and mathematicians. If you had listened to him, he almost certainly would have convinced you, if you’re one to value a theory over experience...
I never met Jean-François Lyotard, though I would have loved to. A friend of mine studied with him at the graduate program at UC Irvine and told me a few winning stories. One was from a party, where Lyotard arrived in splendid style, sporting a Colombo-worthy trench coat, a surgically-attached Galois, and two bottles of bourbon—one for the party and one for himself.