Kalm notes: "Brown has transformed her neighborhood views into near fantasy scenes that conflates science-fiction landscapes with Color-Field abstraction. Tall stacks of flattened cars on towers recall the scaffolds of Indian burial platforms, and the hulking vertical tanks of cement factories loom large as temple steeples."
A James Kalm Report via Two Coats of Paint. Kalm visits Deborah Brown's exhibition at Lesley Heller Gallery. Sharon Butler notes that Kalm "compares Brown's paintings to those of Loren MacIver, who depicted the objects and incidents of her daily life in a fragile, ethereal style reminiscent of Marc Chagall and Paul Klee."
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.