Friday, September 14, 2012

Scrum Drawings Studio Update

Recent details from studio drawings using graphite, ink and colored pencil.  Rugby players in scrum formation.

detail, male athlete torso, 30" x 20"

detail, tackle drawing, graphite + ink on paper, 5'x3'

Scrum is used as a business strategy for people coming together and producing projects as a team.  I find the analogy to run deeper in terms of masculine energy, gender specificity and the push-and-pull ruthlessness of corporate culture.

And then there is this:

Monday, September 10, 2012

GoBrooklynArt in Greenpoint

Visited the GoBrooklynArt event this past weekend, and decided to explore artist studios in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.  It was a beautifully humid day that broke free from an intense morning thunderstorm. Having a studio in Bushwick, I rarely venture through Greenpoint but discovered a lot of awesome spaces including the Fowler Arts Collective and a spread of live/work spaces.  Of course, a visit to Greenpoint would not be complete without a lunch break for vegan tacos at Papacitos.  

view from Fowler Arts Collective studios in Greenpoint, Brooklyn

Highlights of the day included works by Douglas Goldberg, Alicia DeBrincat, James Bills & Suzanne Sattler.  

Douglas Goldberg
Microphone, 2010, alabaster, 14½" x 14" x 15"

Alicia DeBrincat
Ecstatic Grafting: Birdman's Flight Over the Water
oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches