Friday, May 26, 2017

into the heart of glass special supplement

glass art society conference descends on portland

jennifer steinkamp

This Los Angeles-based artist has turned an awkward skylight in the Getty Museum into a reflection on the institution’s history.

james boulton

Painter James Boulton’s restless, irreverent abstractions are the product of a peripatetic life and wide-ranging artistic influences.

f. berrini

Everyone remembers the cracked, peeling roller-blind wall maps from high school that presented “The World” with such commanding clarity.

roland reiss

Abstract painting has had plenty of passionate, articulate champions over the years, but few have exercised as much material inventiveness as Roland Reiss.

gerry snyder

Santa Fe-based painter Gerry Snyder is known, among his select and supportive base, for his mysterious paintings of bulbous, biomorphic figures of indeterminate gender, species or race, that float and lounge in what resemble Old Master landscapes.

c. c. jones

In the serenity of the breathtaking Ojai valley, Cassandra C. Jones works in the solitude of a studio that stands next to her childhood home.

ann gale

Aficionados of portraiture tend to divide the genre into opposing camps, of Romanticism versus Naturalism.

peter shire

“A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier,” observes architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

and just next door…

Upscale and comfortable, Scottsdale is less a part of the Phoenix art scene than its opposite.

brian mains

The figures in Brian Mains’ paintings don’t have faces. That is, they do actually have faces, but the artist never lets us see them.

rex ray

If “he who dies with the best resume” is true, then Rex Ray has already won, and he’s only 51.