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What’s on the Easel for Spring? Dana Feagin Art News – March 2017

Click on the image below for my March newsletter:                       […]

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Place

Still Life with Golden Raspberries, oil on linen, on view in “PLACE” at Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati. I was very pleased to be invited to show at Manifest again this year. All of the shows there right now look excellent. Photos courtesy Jason Franz at Manifest.  

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All art is contemporary now

During my tour of the L.A. Art Show in January, a glimpse of Elise Ansel’s work from a distance reeled me into the Ellsworth booth about as quickly and effectively as anything I spotted in my tour of the entire fair. It was a small study based on a Poussin painting, reducing the original image […]

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Studio Snapshot – Mail Received

I’ve been home for just over a week and the only paper I’ve been involved with is going through two months worth of mail and working on my and my dad’s taxes. Not the kind of paperwork I enjoy, but … Continue reading

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Get Creative or Get Nuts

I was holding my head in both hands, sobbing. Again. Alone. Always alone… I was sitting at the only table in the little guest cabin I was staying in behind my uncle’s house in Applegate; where I was rapidly wearing out my welcome by being there much too long. But I was still only barely […]

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Raku creation

This is a ceramic representation of the earth as originally imagined in an Iroquois creation myth of the “world on a turtle’s back.” In the original myth the world rests on the back of a giant turtle, the American Indian equivalent of the Medieval notion of a firmament. In Barron Naegel’s reworking of the myth, the […]

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“Love Rhymes with Everything” Book Event & Sanctuary One Benefit – Sunday, February 26th at South Stage Cellars

Join us at South Stage Cellars in Jacksonville this Sunday from 1:30 – 3:30 to celebrate the release of my […]

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To manifest life

You get the sense from some creative work, Proust’s maybe more than anyone who ever lived, that the author of the work considered everything in some sense magically interesting or valuable–and this is where language offers no adjective for what a work of art actually conveys, the isness of things. It isn’t that what’s being represented is valuable, […]

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Iluminations of illuminations

I came away from the current show at Oxford Gallery craving more excellent oils from Ray Hassard. His pastels are masterful and the latest work he’s been doing in Florida may be better than anything he’s done in the past: the way he captures the light so that it gives a sense of depth and […]

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