Matthew Farina interviews Philadelphia-based painter Sterling Shaw about his work.
Shaw notes: "Images can relay a complexity that words can't. We see before we speak and we read body language before we read text. It makes sense to me that an image can simply communicate something that can't be articulated easily. I was raised religious, and am still attracted to the idea of a hidden world. This is just to say I'm not always conscious of what is making it into a painting."
Edited by artist Brett Baker, Painters' Table highlights writing from the painting blogosphere as it is published and serves as a platform for exploring blogs that focus primarily on the subject of painting.