Like the all-encompassing color field paintings of Mark Rothko mentioned in Kit Evans' poem, this little piece commands our attention, while also leaving things unsaid.
Owen Brown – Emerging
Owen Brown's paintings slide between representation and abstraction as he explores everything from the snow shades of Minnesota winters to his son's cancer treatment.
Nancy Holt’s Mystifying Sun Tunnels in the Great Basin Desert
Nancy Holt's Sun Tunnels in the Great Basin Desert in Utah are four 18-foot long concrete tubes arranged in an X-formation and aligned with the movements of the sun.
Jeff Mann – Emerging
Jeff Mann's sculptures and images of collages made from car parts go hand in hand with his passion for transport activism.
Dane Lyn – holy musings at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2019
Dane Lyn's "holy musings at the Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2019" is a brilliant work of ekphrastic poetry, inspired by a religious painting by an unknown artist, titled "The Great Harlot of Babylon".
Dave Sims – Watercolors
Dave Sims' watercolor paintings are a submission to the chance of creation and a surrender to emptiness.
Cynthia Ruse – The In-Between
Cynthia Ruse's The In-Between reflects the parallel and layered elements of life, where light and darkness are blurred and the narrative of a painting becomes experience in itself.
The Culture of Healing: Louise Glück on Art’s Restorative Power
Louise Glück's essay condemns current trends of pathological optimism, as well as the tendency towards 'the pornography of scars.'
Kamaiyah – Ten Toes High
Oakland-born rapper and singer Kamaiyah's Ten Toes High is an affirmation of her devotion to her art and her creativity.
Smelling the Flowers in Dogen’s Gardens – Marcia Lieberman’s ‘Clean Slate’
Photographer Marcia Lieberman's new book, Clean Slate, is a meditation on nature and temple gardens made in the footsteps of 13th century Japanese Zen master Dogen.