Posts tagged "Thomas Kinkade"
by Jeriah Hildwine At a recent art writers salon dinner hosted by Tricia Van Eck at her still-in-the-works space 6018 NORTH (her new endeavor after leaving her position as the MCA’s chief curator), the group of us were posed some questions, and one in particularly proved thorny. Things got heated, chaotic, and nasty, which is... Read more »
EDITOR’S NOTE: THIS IS A WORK OF SATIRE. by Jeriah Hildwine Thomas Kinkade in bed with Satan, shortly after consummating the deal in which Kinkade traded his soul to Satan for fame and fortune. Satan blames “hard financial times” for his inability to grant painter Thomas Kinkade the fortune he promised the artist in exchange... Read more »
by Jeriah Hildwine “The figure is tits and ass.” This was Grace Hartigan’s response to the class, when one of my classmates expressed an interest in painting the figure. Grace was my instructor at the Hoffberger School of Painting at the Maryland Institute College of Art, while I was a graduate student there from 2005... Read more »
by Jeriah Hildwine It may be a truism that the more a thing is beloved by the majority of the American population, the more it will be disdained by the art world. This is true of artists: consider Monet, Rockwell, and of course Thomas Kinkade. (Bob Ross is somehow too lovable for even the most... Read more »