Monthly Archives: June 2015

Photographer

A sketchbook drawing of a boy with a camera bag around his neck. I like the vaguely jealous look he’s throwing. Advertisements

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David Altmejd at the MAC

Untitled head, 2014. Every material under the sun. Head size. Coincidence? I doubt it. At the same time as the Rodin Exhibition at the MBAM, there’s a David Altmejd retrospective exhibition at The Musée d’Art Contemporain. I was really interested … Continue reading

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Rodin at the MBAM

The other day we went to see the Rodin “Métamophoses” exhibition at the Musée des Beaux-Arts de Montréal. It’s very strange. I lived for a few years in Philadelphia, and never went to the Rodin Museum there. It has the … Continue reading

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Hands

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Lily

A very old drawing of a lily. 2007. It’s on a full sheet of watercolour paper – 19 x 22in. The lily itself was found dropped on the sidewalk. That it was lost or abandoned makes it sadder to me … Continue reading

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Sucker (Manet)

Sucker. Sketchbook drawing from 2009. This is after a 1867 Henri Fantin-Latour painting of Édouard Manet, which is now in the Art Institute of Chicago. Fantin-Latour showed this at the 1867 Salon the year after Manet had been rejected. Riding … Continue reading

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It’s In Your Hands (unfinished)

It’s In Your Hands. It’s an oil painting from last year. I never finished it … and probably won’t. It comes from a bus advertisement warning passengers to be ready to respond to heart attacks at any time. I felt … Continue reading

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