Thursday, May 28, 2015

Artist of the Day: Robert Irwin

Artist of the day: Robert Irwin, courtesy of the Indianapolis Museum of Art. This should serve as a reminder to us all that museums in the hinterlands (fly-over country?) so often have great art by great artists.

Friday, May 22, 2015


Winsor & Newton, Rembrandt, Old Holland
Pigment, ground fine, linseed refined, redolent turp
Chrome yellow, cadmium red, flake white
Waiting, waiting, waiting

Fabriano, Arches, Strathmore
Rags shredded, pressed, bleached, deckled
Hot press, cold press, toothy
Waiting, waiting, waiting

Brushes, fan, sable, Kolinsky
Caps twisted, tubes squeezed, water
Swirl, mix, dip
Waiting, waiting, waiting

Done, empty, full.

c. 2015 Nancy Charak