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April 17, 2017
Praying the Art of Sean Scully: The Match of Prose and Visual Art
When I finished reading Paul Anel’s article on the chapel art of Sean Scully, in...
March 13, 2017
Souvenirs from the Waste Land: An Interview with Alastair John Gordon, Part 1
By Nicole Miller. Historically, modern art has prized originality and authenticity. But alongside this tradition...
January 03, 2017
Transcendence: A Tribute to William Christenberry (1936-2016)
“The art of losing isn’t hard to master,” Elizabeth Bishop said, with irony. Still, it’s...
December 26, 2016
A Love Supreme: The Surprising Art of Sedrick Huckaby
This essay is a web exclusive accompanying Image journal’s current issue, #90. By Bruce Herman...
October 11, 2016
Art, Icons, and Ant Ovaries
“A world created out of silence gives itself over to prayer.” I’m listening to local...
October 05, 2016
The Art of Steve Prince
This post originally appeared as web-exclusive content in Image issue 78. Steve Prince, a New...
July 16, 2015
A Conversation with Artist Natalie Settles, Part 2
By Natalie Settles Continued from yesterday. Image: Natalie, a lot of your recent artwork is...
July 15, 2015
A Conversation with Artist Natalie Settles, Part 1
By Natalie Settles This post was made possible through the support of a grant from...
July 09, 2015
Art on Fire: The Life and Work of Melissa Weinman, Part 2
By Richard Cole Continued from yesterday. When Weinman completed her fellowship in Europe, she came...
July 08, 2015
Art on Fire: The Life and Work of Melissa Weinman, Part 1
By: Richard Cole In a recent painting by Melissa Weinman, a small, white rose floats...
February 20, 2015
Back to the Drawing Board
To say I can't draw myself out of a cardboard box is to assume I...
January 30, 2015
The House Where Beauty Lives
"Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe...
January 28, 2015
The Crucifix’s Motley Crew
Archibald Motley’s most famous paintings jump and jive, then they wail. You might have seen...
June 12, 2014
Appreciating Andrew Wyeth
I’ve had a few nasty discoveries of late. All too often, I’ve found out that...
December 27, 2013
Making It New: The
Consider the coffee table. It’s a venerable and eminently practical piece of furniture. Most of...
August 26, 2013
The Mill and the Cross
In Breughel’s panoramic painting, “The Procession to Calvary,” the fallen Savior, collapsed under the cross beam,...
August 14, 2013
“Life imitates art far more than art imitates life.” Oscar Wilde’s mischievously challenging line appears...
May 21, 2013
Controlling the Shot
Guest Post By Tyler McCabe We set sail for Robben Island prison at noon amid...
April 18, 2013
Art as a Common Gift
Given the several ways of modernist art it is logical to conclude that the production...
March 07, 2013
The Wonderful Contradiction of Abstract Painting
A Guest Post by Daniel Siedell My approach to abstract painting changed forever fifteen years...
January 30, 2013
Learning to See Beauty
When I taught Spanish in public school I projected Hispanic and Latino artwork on my...
January 13, 2013
The Poetics of Painting
Part Four: Tradition Guest Post By Daniel Siedell Today’s post concludes our occasional series on...
November 19, 2012
The Poetics of Painting: Part Three
Part Three: Standing Before a Painting Guest Post By Daniel A. Siedell A painting is...
October 16, 2012
The Poetics of Painting: Part Two
Part Two: Beyond the Image Guest Post By Daniel Siedell Have you ever been underwhelmed...
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