Briggs writes that the"risky openness of process makes Luloff like the proverbial tight rope walker working without a net, or, rather, perhaps the 'net' in this case, is her painting ground which happens to catch every small and large notation, drip and applique... What’s remarkable about these paintings is not only the openness of Luloff's process but her faith at finding her way as she goes, where everything from the color to the shape to the texture to the material is 'up in the air.' "
Sharon Butler posts about "the open proposition in contemporary abstraction." She writes: "There is a studied, passive-aggressive incompleteness to much of the most interesting abstract work that painters are making today. But the subversion of closure isn't their only priority. They also harbor a broader concern with multiple forms of imperfection... The painters take a meta approach that refers... back to the process of painting itself."
Andrew Russeth blogs installation images from the exhibition Painting Expanded at Tanya Bonakdar Gallery. Painting Expanded "brings together work by 17 painters, most of them young and closely watched... curated by Renee Coppola, Phyllis Lally, Emily Ruotolo, and Scot Surdez."
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.