Amy Mercer interviews painter Leslie Wayne about her work. Wayne's abstract paintings,which are strongly influenced by landscape painting, layer "vibrant and dissonant colors built through the structural qualities of paint..." cutting, flipping and sculpting... "the material to evoke the power of the natural world." Recent Work by Leslie Wayne is on view at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art in Charleston, SC through March 12, 2011.
Artist Philip Koch looks at color through the work of Hudson River School luminist painter Sanford Gifford. Koch states: "There's a slippery quality to color... sometimes you get it, other times it just won't give you any traction at all... What's key... is Gifford's decisiveness, choosing to let one color dominate his picture."
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.