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Carolyn Marks Blackwood

Single Work Appreciation Day: 'Nautical Twilight,' Carolyn Marks Blackwood

Daniel Maidman | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Blackwood joins in here with the rich history of landscape painting. Landscape is not an easy genre: nature is unruly, and does not wish to order itself into compositions pleasing to our sense of proportion. It is thematically difficult as well. Why do we look at landscapes? Because they are beautiful?

The Bard of the Upper Reaches

Daniel Maidman | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

My favorite course in college was one of the obvious and simple ones: Shakespeare. We read maybe 20 of the plays and talked about them. Our professor was an eccentric old Greek, Pete Phialas, who had been dragged out of retirement by a student of his.

In Which I Curate "Poets/Artists," an Art Magazine

Daniel Maidman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
Daniel Maidman

Ultimately, I collected work from 98 artists and 5 poets, from around the world. Several artists show work here for the first time.