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I LIKE TO WATCH TV

I asked Robert Earl Keen why he loves the movie. He immediately cited its understatement. “So much is left to the audience’s imagination. It allows one to feel like a participant.”
I LIKE TO WATCH TV

Arts Practice Research: From the Art Room

When I joined the faculty at Texas Tech in 2001 as a tenure-track professor, the idea of merging my studio art, which consisted of paintings of daisies and powder boxes on colorful backgrounds, with the word research taunted me.
Arts Practice Research: From the Art Room

Emily Peacock: Soft Diet

A quirky set of domestic snapshots blotted out with Jello, goo, fat, or baby teeth. These tactile, psychological fillers could merely be humorous play, but tend to read as potentially profound and personal.
Incisor, Canine, Premolar, molar, 2014. Giclee print on aluminum, 30 x 38"

Bradley Kerl: Blind Arcade

Full of painterly witticisms, Kerl's work demonstrates the hallmarks of good painting: an acknowledgement of its history and a formal playfulness.
Bradley Kerl: Blind Arcade