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Crescent Bridge I, 1970-72, Synthetic polymer and mixed media on plywood, 44” x 66 1/2”

Jay DeFeo’s The Rose and Unflyable Kites (that soar) at NY’s Whitney Museum of Art

—–Bay area painter Jay Defeo’s work speaks across time to a new generation of artists.  Read Kaitlin’s personal response to Defeo’s work, on view now at the Whitney Museum.–the artblog editors———————— I first encountered Jay DeFeo’s The Rose several years ago. The painting beamed out from the cover of an old issue of Art in America that I found lying on a street corner next to a New York City garbage can. I toted the magazine around for months, intermittently gazing at the monumental image, until the magazine assumed the contoured form of –and began to collect the crumbs from– ... More » »

Linda Connor, Haines

Report from San Francisco – A mix of art and science

by Diane Burko and Richard Ryan Just back from a week long American Geophysical Union (AGU) conference in San Francisco on all things geological, where Diane was invited to give a paper. Here is how they describe it: “The AGU Fall Meeting is the largest worldwide conference in the geophysical sciences, attracting nearly 20,000 Earth and space scientists, educators, students, and policy makers. This meeting showcases current scientific theory focused on discoveries that will benefit humanity and ensure a sustainable future for our planet.” Sunday began with a screening of Chasing Ice, the story of James Balog’s mission to change ... More » »