Running at 61

RUNNING AT 61

That's me finishing strong at the Nick's Run to be Healed 5k in Clifton Park photos by William Laviano About a year ago I published...

Pulse at Carrie Haddad Gallery

PULSE AT CARRIE HADDAD GALLERY

Pulse artists include, from left, Jeanette Fintz, Dai Ban, and Ginny Fox photo provided by gallery An outstanding show of abstract...

 
 
 
Renoir: The Body, The Senses and Ida O'Keeffe: Escaping Georgia's Shadow at The Clark

RENOIR: THE BODY, THE SENSES AND IDA O'KEEFFE: ESCAPING GEORGIA'S SHADOW AT THE CLARK

The Bathers, 1918-19 - oil on canvas, Musée d'Orsay, ParisAll works shown are by Pierre-Auguste Renoir, except where noted Each summer's...

The best movie of the year so far

THE BEST MOVIE OF THE YEAR SO FAR

Jimmie Fails stars as a young man trying to recapture an imagined past in The Last Black Man in San Francisco My frequent movie-discussing...

 
 
 
Basquiat x Warhol at The School

BASQUIAT X WARHOL AT THE SCHOOL

Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol - Eggs, acrylic on canvas, 1985 Summer in the greater Capital Region means blockbuster art exhibitions,...

Fence Select 19 at ACCR

FENCE SELECT 19 AT ACCR

Installation view of Fence Select 19 at the Arts Center of the Capital Region Each year in the Capital Region two big shows provide...

 
 
 
In Brief: Yura Adams at Lake George Arts Project

IN BRIEF: YURA ADAMS AT LAKE GEORGE ARTS PROJECT

Yura Adams speaks in front of her 12-part installation Fast Earth Wall at LGAP I first became aware of Yura Adams' paintings when I...

Like Sugar at Tang Teaching Museum

LIKE SUGAR AT TANG TEACHING MUSEUM

Installation shot of Like Sugar at Skidmore College's Tang Teaching Museum photograph by Arthur Evans The exhibition Like Sugar, on...

 
 
 
Shape and Shadow: The Sculpture of Larry Kagan at Albany Institute of History & Art

SHAPE AND SHADOW: THE SCULPTURE OF LARRY KAGAN AT ALBANY INSTITUTE OF HISTORY & ART

Larry Kagan - Hershey Art, 2011 - light and steel wire all photos by Gary Gold There's a particularly close relationship between sculpture...

Photography Regional 41 at Collar Works

PHOTOGRAPHY REGIONAL 41 AT COLLAR WORKS

Jeff Lansing - Albany Warehouse District 1 Every Photography Regional is unique, but the 41st edition of this popular and often controversial...

 
 
 
The incredible Pat Metheny

THE INCREDIBLE PAT METHENY

I've never written a music review - and I'm not about to start now - but I have to shout this out:The concert by Pat Metheny's Side...

Shows seen, not seen, and to be seen

SHOWS SEEN, NOT SEEN, AND TO BE SEEN

Catskill Ledge - oil on panel by Tom Nelson Is mid-March too late to be looking back at 2018? Well, probably, but I'm going to do it...

 
 
 
The Best Films of 2018

THE BEST FILMS OF 2018

The ensemble cast of Hirokazu Koreeda's Shoplifters I suddenly realized the 91st Academy Awards will run tonight, and I haven't posted...

Joe Testa-Secca at University of Tampa

JOE TESTA-SECCA AT UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA

Installation view of Modernism Reimagined: Joe Testa-Secca in Full Color On a recent visit to the Tampa Bay region of Florida, I had...

 
 
 
The Roma-Bravo connection

THE ROMA-BRAVO CONNECTION

An image from Alfonso Cuaron's Netflix film Roma It's in black and white; it's in Spanish and indigenous languages, with subtitles;...

Katie DeGroot at Galerie Gris, Hudson

KATIE DEGROOT AT GALERIE GRIS, HUDSON

Blue Diva - watercolor on Arches paper 4'x3' Sometimes, when I am explaining my aversion to spending too much time on the internet,...

 
 
 
Less is More: 2017 Regional at AIHA

LESS IS MORE: 2017 REGIONAL AT AIHA

Richard Barlow Roadside Picnic II - chalk on blackboard paint on wall The 2017 edition of the annual Exhibition by Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson...

Out of Site: Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood

OUT OF SITE: CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AT CHESTERWOOD

Amelia Toelke Home Sweet Home, wood, auto paint, steel support There's simply no excuse for me to have put off visiting Chesterwood...

 
 
 
Passage at Albany Center Gallery

PASSAGE AT ALBANY CENTER GALLERY

Nori Pepe Waiting - Moscow, Russia 2012 linocut In case you weren't aware of it, Albany Center Gallery relocated in January of this...

Dia:Beacon

DIA:BEACON

Robert Irwin - Excursus: Homage to the Square3, installation view If you've never been to Dia:Beacon , and you like modern art, then...

 
 
 



Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art, Expressionism, “Mountain”...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art, Expressionism, “Mountain” by Contemporary Artist Tracy Lupanow

"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. - John Muir Small mixed media... Read more ...

Banksy - Gross Domestic Product Store - Open Now!

Banksy - Gross Domestic Product Store - Open Now!

Gross Domestic Product - The homewares brand from Banksy Straight out of the gate, several rules for the homeware store set a semi-serious tone for the buyers, perhaps aimed at... Read more ...

Urban Art, Manhattan, Contemporary Abstract Street Scene Painting...

Urban Art, Manhattan, Contemporary Abstract Street Scene Painting “Approaching Storm” by Texas Artist Debra Hurd

30"x40" Oil on Gallery Wrapped Canvas/Available Read more ...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...

Photoshop tutorial: Using the clone stamp to create a surrealistic pizza

Photoshop tutorial: Using the clone stamp to create a surrealistic pizza

For this tutorial you will need a subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud. We will be using the program Adobe Photoshop. You will also need to download the project files below... Read more ...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art, Expressionism, “Mountain”...

Mixed Media Abstract Painting, Contemporary Art, Expressionism, “Mountain” by Contemporary Artist Tracy Lupanow

"Keep close to Nature's heart... and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean. - John Muir Small mixed media... Read more ...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Print, Trees, “Wonderland” by Carol Nelson...

Contemporary Landscape Fine Art Print, Trees, “Wonderland” by Carol Nelson Fine Art

Fine Art Prints in Various Sizes and Substrates are Available HERE Read more ...

Wildlife Photographers of 2019

Wildlife Photographers of 2019

© Yongqing Bao / Wildlife Photographer of the Year © Shangzhen Fan / Wildlife Photographer of the Year © Ingo Arndt / Wildlife Photographer of the Year © Stefan Christmann... Read more ...

Dragonfly and Cockscomb, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Dragonfly and Cockscomb, New Contemporary Landscape Painting by Sheri Jones

Dragonfly and Cockscomb11x14 oil on canvas I'm excited to say this painting was accepted in the juried show at Dutch Art Gallery Dallas, TX. Please make plans to attend this... Read more ...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil...

Vibrant Impressionist Landscape, Mountain Landscape, Trees, Fine Art Oil Painting “Sunlit Glade” by Colorado Contemporary Fine Artist Jody Ahrens

Painting knives were chosen to apply bold colors that express the dichotomy of this meadow... bright, warm sunshine contrasted by deep chilly shadows just a few feet away. Now... Read more ...