Art collecting

The Collector #17

June 10, 2020 // 0 Comments

 Anne Russinof / Tony Saunders This piece by Tony Saunders is one that I could look at forever. It has moved from one wall to another over the years, sometimes sharing space [...]

The Collector #16

May 24, 2020 // 0 Comments

 J.J. Murphy / Katherine Bradford Of all the paintings in our collection, this one arrived at a perfect moment—right before the pandemic ruptured our lives so [...]

The Collector #15

May 17, 2020 // 0 Comments

Lisa Hein + Bob Seng / Kerry Law Lisa saw this painting at Kerry’s Bushwick open studio and told him on the spot she wanted to buy it. It took nearly a year to close the [...]

The Collector # 14

May 3, 2020 // 0 Comments

Peggy Ahwesh / Leonard Woodruff As the days of self quarantine drift by I spend more time with the handsome genre painting that hangs on my bedroom wall in upstate New York [...]

The Collector # 11

April 12, 2020 // 0 Comments

Sharon Butler / Carl Ostendarp and Gail Fitzgerald Trade deal When I was up in Ithaca in the fall, I traded work with two artists who live up there—Carl Ostendarp and Gail [...]

The Collector # 10

April 5, 2020 // 0 Comments

Su Friedrich / Fred Tomaselli This is about something I didn’t collect, hence the title.* But another thing that got away is my memory, since this account is based on an [...]

The Collector #9

March 29, 2020 // 0 Comments

Barbara Epler / Elaine Arsenault   I have a small painting— The painting itself (though I carefully double-matted and framed it to be quite a bit larger) is the size [...]

The Collector #8

March 22, 2020 // 0 Comments

Cecilia Whittaker-Doe / Rebecca Aidlin Rebecca Aidlin’s small painting hangs on my wall holding its place among various drawings and paintings that conjure visual thoughts [...]