wood firing documentary 12.8.2022

I recently watched a 3-part short documentary series about a ceramicist who wood fires her work. Part 3 is here. You'll need to scroll down to almost the bottom of the page to find the film. Parts 1 & 2 are here, where eventually Part 3 will land. The films vary in length, from 15 … Continue reading wood firing documentary 12.8.2022


“A Generous Vision” book 11.14.2019

I recently finished reading A Generous Vision: The Creative Life of Elaine de Kooning, written by Cathy Curtis. This author has written two other books, also about female painters - Nell Blaine and Grace Hartigan. A Generous Vision is a biography about Elaine de Kooning, born in 1918, an abstract expressionist painter who was married … Continue reading “A Generous Vision” book 11.14.2019

“Old in Art School” book 1.31.2019

Recently I finished reading "Old in Art School - A Memoir of Starting Over" by Nell Painter. This is a tale of an black/African American/non-white female who left her successful career (Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University) to attend art school at the age of 64. Painter returned to school as an … Continue reading “Old in Art School” book 1.31.2019