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Then June Arrives in the Studio

Much continues in the world in these last five months. Intense war, Covid continues, immense fires in the Western US – Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona (that list will continue). Monsoon season has come early to New Mexico where my studio practice is now that I have expanded from Masonville to Santa Fe. The water is […]

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Duchamp, New York, The 21st Century and Chelsea

Duchamp, without a doubt, gave us our most brilliant theories on art and context.  What is of the utmost importance to remember is that these ideas include the maturity and quality of the work as well as the actual object itself. “Bad” work in the context of a “good” gallery can be pure unadulterated crap. […]

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Where the work rests

To be precise in process. One painting a week would be 52 pieces a year. Brilliant, Gómez Peña said in one of his talks (i paraphrase here) that the role of the artist is to explore the darkest corners of human existence. Robert Longo (paraphrasing here as well) said that the artist’s work is about […]

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and The Resolution

For many years I have worked with earth as medium in my work; not as something to give texture to a painting – but to give it life. My work is about the earth, my relationship to it and your relationship to it as well. I have decided to make drawings. Moving away from the […]

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a winter cadence

The muses and ghosts that are the winds of Santa Fe and the land of New Mexico are numerous and undeniable. The manifestation of ego and intense material culture that results can be ignored. Here, now, at the dawn of winter, there is hardly anyone. It is deserted.  And there is a unique cadence. A […]

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New Mexico – July

People who fear spirit cannot survive in New Mexico –I am called there and also to southern Colorado and Wyoming – because of their vastness and because of what is not said – but is understood in the ground that generations have walked upon. I am not “supposed” to have a current relationship to this […]

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