the raw art of self taught Washington DC painter Matt Sesow

Painter Matt Sesow’s art is raw, exciting and for the most part emotionally charged. Selected by the UN for their postal stamp, self taught Matt works prolifically. He has been artist in residence in Costa Rica and worked for the US Peace Corps in the Solomon Islands. Based in America his work is exhibited internationally, most recently and upcoming in Washington, Barcelona and France. Read More

the art of Agnes Martin 1912 – 2004

Agnes Martin is one of my favourite artists.  Her work is simple, beautiful, sometimes soft of palette, sometimes vibrant sea-blue, and at other times stark and black.  Always spare, the majority of her work is based on straight lines, either in the form of grids or stripes.  But Martin’s life didn’t follow such a straight path. Suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, she was influenced as much by Taoism and Buddhism as her friends and fellow artists – Mark Rothko, Donald Judd and Barnett Newman. Read More