Three-dimensional Space

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Without depicting natural forms, a painter can suggest three-dimensional space by: • painting forms with strong contours so there seems to be a separation between figure and ground • suggesting … Read More

Pat Lispky – Two works

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The work is all about volumes of color. These volumes are set within a framing edge establishing the sense that these forms inhabit a universe distinct and separate. The color … Read More

Thin Wash example

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Texture-less painting can seem dull compared to other effects. But plain, flat paint may be desirable in conveying a sense of mechanical restraint by limiting the degree of gesture expressed … Read More

Francine Tint 2015

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A nice review by Piri Halasz of new work by Francine Tint, featured in “Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques” with two works reproduced as well as a wonderful studio photograph. There’s lots … Read More

Larry Poons, Now

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Included in “Abstract Painting: Concepts and Techniques”, along with several reproductions of his work, is an excerpt from an interview  by John Zinsser with Poons in 1990 First, it was the dot … Read More

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