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Both Elaine and Willem were painters which I haven’t yet blogged about. As readers are likely aware it has taken some recent academic pushes to rewrite Elaine’s (and others) deserved place in the narrative of NY-based painters in mid-century America (with the Denver museum making perhaps the biggest move although not the only one).
There’s been no shortage of words written about her husband of course. When I first noted their absence from this blog I immediately became curious about how their relationship informed their work.
While looking at the Mint Museum’s website for info on Thomas I found this good interview with Nava.
was interviewed in this interesting read in The Nation.
Bomb has a good interview up with Jennie in the context of her newest show.
Just wrapped up a solid show at Pace. I see influence from Agnes in her work.
A friend turned me on to Su’s IG recently. Read more about her work.
Shows with White Cloud and #BMoreArts picks her newest at Hotel Indigo.
Juxtapoz has some images up of Scott’s work process for below as well as an interview.
Konvergenz (article by Boooom) shows Rots has some formalist tendencies.
I can see why Peter Plagens was obsessed with the piece below.
Was at the Mint a while back where there is a nice painting by Thomas, who I learned later told Sam that the Washington Color School painting wasn’t about what was being written by Greenberg.