What Meets the Eye

  •                                                          Big Bear and the Dragon 2016, oil on linen, 30”x 24”   A friend who had read a couple of my reviews (at least one) said I don’t want to like paintings. [...]
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    The Painting

    April 6, 2017

      The Painting Open Casket, Dana Schutz at the Whitney Biennial   The thing is, it’s a wonderful painting. As many have noted, there is nothing else like it (or nearly as good in my opinion) in Dana Schutz’s oeuvre to date, so how she got there may always be a mystery, [...]

Letters to the Editor

  • My paintings are not isometric. I use chalk lines (without chalk) to make perspective grids, usually two-point, with the horizon line above the top of the painting. I don’t work out [...]


  • Parable #7: Eric

    March 8, 2017

        Some people are unforgettable for the most trivial of reasons. Once when I was a junior in high school, [...]

Der Defätist / The Defeatist