What Happens When Avant Garde Leaves the New Academy Behind?

Avant Garde. We all know what that means! We learned it in school! There was always something of a cognitive dissonance, sitting in a slide-show survey class and taking notes to regurgitate on a test about how the modern avant garde was – and therefore supposedly still is – so transgressive! The old story about … Continue reading What Happens When Avant Garde Leaves the New Academy Behind?

Artist’s Statement

    I stopped painting in 1999 Art was Modern. At that time any critique of The Modernism Movement came from within an all-encompassing modernist world-view. Post-Modernism or Traditionalist, the thrust of every approach to painting were simply reactions to Modernism. They did not challenge its underlying assumptions. Today the Art World reels along with the … Continue reading Artist’s Statement