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Entries by John Seed from 11/2010

Five Paintings, Five Palettes: F. Scott Hess, Peter Zokosky, Sarah McKenzie, Nathan Oliveira, Matt Couper

| Posted 11.14.2010 | Arts

I have been asking artist friends to send me images of their recent paintings along with photos of their palettes and palette tables. The paintings s...

In Memoriam: Nathan Oliveira 1928-2010

| Posted 11.16.2010 | Arts

Nathan Oliveira was an exceptionally fine painter, and an empathetic teacher. In his own art, and in the art that he admired, he was involved in the search for something that transcended time.

6 Portraits, 6 Studio Visits: Chuck Close, John Nava, Jon Swihart, Sean Cheetham, Kimberly Merrill and Don Bachardy

| Posted 11.19.2010 | Arts

My series of slideshows on paintings and palettes continues this week with a focus on portraits, and the palettes and studio gear of the artist's who ...

Jerome Witkin: Painting History, Memory and Fantasy

| Posted 11.29.2010 | Arts

"Painters are quiet in their studio," Jerome Witkin says, "so naturally they like to talk when they aren't working." Here is one particularly remarkable story that he told me.