Keeping Score
keeping score
Paintings 2015-2017
paintings 2015-2017
Recent Waterworks (2017)
recent waterworks 2017
Basketball
basketball
Hockey
hockey
The Long Summer
long summer
Paintings 2013-2014
paintings 2013-2014
Collages
collages
The Black & White Ball
ball
Clipped
clipped
A New Year in Paint
paint
Skating on Thin Ice
skating
Golf
golf
Austria
austria
A New Decade in Paint
paint
Dancing Through Life
dancing
Figures
figures
Whiskeytown
whiskeytown
No Naked Nudes
no naked nudes
Convictions
convictions
Body Language
new york
Tribute to Rotonde
brussels
A New Century in Paint
paintings1
Freshly Dug Up: 1970's
early work
In London: Diverse RCA
london
New in Berlin
berlin
In San Francisco: Boxers
Springer-Croke
In New York: Surfers
Surfers
From Cleveland: "Drawn In"
Cleveland
"The Babies V"
Babies 5
From Berlin: "Medusa"
Medusa
 

Archive for the ‘General’ Category

Extension of the Artist’s Hand

Posted on November 27th, 2015 by Jan Wurm
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This is a time for thinking about gifts and giving. I have just spent weeks calling friends- artists, gallerists, collectors— and asking them to donate artwork to an art auction fundraiser. This year it is to benefit the Richmond Art Center. But I have called upon the same marvelous people in the past to support […]

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What the Postman Brought

Posted on November 27th, 2015 by Jan Wurm
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                                                                  A call went out for Beasties, and the response slipped and slithered in: Creatures from the Black Lagoon, Slithery Serpents from under Black Rocks, Flying Winged Vultures swooping down from Black Skies. There was a natural flow in […]

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outliers

Posted on January 25th, 2015 by Jan Wurm
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In responding to a friend’s question regarding outsider art and outlier art, my thoughts led me on this, perhaps circuitous route: yes, outsider is commonly used to denote untrained —and also, mentally ill, disabled —-> Which is distinct from outlier— the outliers not being part of the mainstream — which is tricky when the linear […]

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Reflections Following Closely Considered : Diebenkorn in Berkeley

Posted on November 16th, 2014 by Jan Wurm
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As the exhibition, Closely Considered: Diebenkorn in Berkeley draws to a close, there seems to be a quiet moment – a pause between becoming/being and the finite has been. It was several years ago that I sat in a student’s studio looking at her paintings, repeatedly turning to gaze over my shoulder at a Richard […]

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The View From the Other Side

Posted on August 7th, 2014 by Jan Wurm
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It is always an awakening to take on someone’s job. We come to appreciate the labor which goes unrecorded. We come to appreciate the various considerations with which they approach their decisions. When an artist takes on the role of curator, which artists have done at many different points in time, the artist does not […]

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