Red Warner’s Last Painting

Red Warner's Last Painting

Excerpted from the forthcoming novel, Visual LibertiesHe's now had his morning coffee and finished off a bowl of oatmeal with raisins and slices of banana. From the back of his closet he digs out the old coveralls he wears when painting, takes off his shirt, puts the coveralls on and slips his feet into paint splattered shoes that have been relegated to the back of the … [Read more...]

I’m For an Art

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1982 SoHoPainting can be an evil mistress. She can love you tender and she can love you raunchy, and she can rip your guts apart.When you put that last stroke on your canvas and you know you've done it right, and you step back to look at what you've done, a deep sigh comes all the way up from your loins and you say “Yes! Yes, by God, I did it.”But it can also be … [Read more...]

7 Abstract paintings by Alec Clayton

Dervish (detail) by Alec Clayton

Artist's Statement: These are abstract paintings through which I have attempted to capture the feel, but not necessarily the look, of movement of animals and people in nature, combining the gestures of abstract expressionism with patterning, and with an emphasis on color and texture. … [Read more...]