Writing

Women, Myth & Power  review of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s exhibition of the cycle of erotic mythological paintings which Titian called his Poesies or “painted poems”

The Art of Banksy  preview of the  unauthorized exhibition in Boston of privately owned prints created by the British street artist

www.tonalism.com  general-audience web site on historical and contemporary Tonalism (sole copywriter and initial content provider)

A Studio Visit with Wolf Kahn   interview with the late post-abstract expressionist landscape painter at his studio in rural Vermont

Carl Austin Hyatt  catalogue essay on the Portsmouth Salt Pile Series by photographer Carl Austin Hyatt

Abstracting the Seacoast  catalogue essay for a group show in Portsmouth, NH

ART AND CLIMATE CHANGE: CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS RESPOND TO GLOBAL CRISIS   published academic paper analyzing global artistic responses to climate change as of 2017 presented at the 63rd Annual Conference of the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science

Maria a’Becket: Rediscovering an American Original  scholarly article on the neglected 19th century American landscape painter (James Phinney Baxter Award)

On Making Art in the Anthropocene  essay on the continued relevance of art-making in an age of climate collapse, mass extinction, and social disruption, published by the Stanford University blog, Millennium Alliance for the Humanities and the Biosphere.

LOOMINGS  complete e-book of 48-page print publication – images from the artist’s Loomings series along with two short essays. Print copies of the book are available for $18+ shipping. Contact the author.

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LOOMINGS  words and images published in PortSmith Literary Journal, 2020.

On a Road to Somewhere Else  poem published in The New Republic in 1999.

Lost Childhood Weather  unpublished poem c. 1996

Kimono  unpublished poem.

An Unminded Point in a Vast Surrounding interview with American painter Eric Aho.

Wintering, A Meditation on the Poetry of Winter  short essay celebrating the phenomenology of snow with passages from several classic poems about winter by authors including Sylvia Plath, Basho, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Wallace Stevens.

Of War, Wall-Sized Waterlilies, and Hot-House Oranges for the King  An appreciation of Monet’s giant Waterlilies at the L’Orangerie museum in Paris as an example of sacred poetic space.

Poetry, Pictures and the Quality of Painting  interview with New York School painter Paul Resika.

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