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"Fierce black eagles, frogs, and bears were painted over the doors..."
Share: Holly Faurot & Sarah H. Paulson met with Peter Dobill in their Brooklyn studio on May 4, 2010. The following is an excerpt from the hour-long interview. SARAH: On your website and in your artist statement, you refer to your performances as “actions.” Why is that? PETER: I don’t really like to use “performance” because for me it implies that there is always an audience present.
Share: Willoughby Windows transforms 13 vacant storefronts into a street level gallery, bringing art directly to the community. Over 14 well known artists, all with roots in street art, have contributed to this project, most creating site specific works. This network of visual experiences can help redefine how people visiting, working and living in Downtown Brooklyn think about and interact with their environment during a time of transition.
Share: From a distance, Laura Moriarty’s latest sculpture ‘Upheaval’ looks like its namesake. Displaced mounds of waxen pigment are collected on two large, wooden pallets, tilted and overlapping like slowly advancing tectonic plates. Upon closer approach, the geomorphic formations of paint reveal incredible diversity – unexpected veins of color, striations of texture, and glimpses of interior spaces.
In honor of the new film and the fact that some things never change.
An essay from a works-in-progress memoir entitled The Barracuda in the Attic & Other Memories.
“I felt it as a certainty, as a stone inside my chest, that we would separate if I kept on drinking.”