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Entries by Daniel Maidman from 12/2012

Figures and Gaps: 'The Space Between' at Gregg Galleries

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

Painter Ryan Bradley has co-curated a group show devoted to a fertile formal premise: the foregrounded use of negative space in figurative art. As it happens, all of the work in the show interprets negative space as white area, generally of complex shape.

Ludvigsen at the Shore

| Posted 12.21.2012 | Arts

The realism of the color in this painting is such that if you blur your eye while looking at it, you will find it a convincing depiction of the raw nature of the scene. It will match what you see when you actually go to the beach on a day like this, and also blur your eye.

Credo: Why I Make Figurative Paintings

| Posted 12.27.2012 | Arts

When we paint, we are making an image of a spiritual phenomenon. The image itself begins to partake of consciousness, owning itself and making person-like demands on the viewer.