Julian Phillips blogs about the exhibition Autofiction, paintings by Thibaud Thiercelin on view at Dalet Gallery, Philadelphia through June 25, 2011.
Phillips writes: "Thiercelin’s oil paintings have an almost dreamlike quality, allowing the layers of color to speak for themselves while in cahoots with each other." He adds that the paintings "[allow] the viewer plenty of chances to peer into the diary of the moments of the artist’s existence."
Matthew Farina interviews painter Alex Cohen about his work. Cohen discusses working in a rural setting, nostalgia in painting, framing (Cohen makes his own), and his interest in first person narrative paintings: "The first person point of view gives the sense of the painting as an experience rather than captured scene."
Paul Doran's post about painter Forrest Bess includes a link to Michael Brenson's article Forrest Bess: Desire Ruled His Vision as well as a link to the Forrest Bess website, a great resource on the artist that includes paintings, letters, articles, and more.
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.