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GUY DIEHL

first published in Juxtapoz, November 27, 2020 Guy Diehl: Realist with a Minimalist Aesthetic by Matt Gonzalez Guy Diehl at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, November 5 — December 5, 2020 Guy Diehl gained the label photorealist in the 1970s, when he was

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GUY DIEHL

first published in Juxtapoz, November 27, 2020 Guy Diehl: Realist with a Minimalist Aesthetic by Matt Gonzalez Guy Diehl at Dolby Chadwick Gallery, November 5 — December 5, 2020 Guy Diehl gained the label photorealist in the 1970s, when he was

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EDWIGE FOUVRY

first published in Juxtapoz, June 24, 2020 Edwige Fouvry and the Order of Things by Matt Gonzalez Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Il y eu un murmure June 4 — July 3, 2020 Fragmentary qualities in Edwige Fouvry’s landscapes, overlaid with heavily worked areas,

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EDWIGE FOUVRY

first published in Juxtapoz, June 24, 2020 Edwige Fouvry and the Order of Things by Matt Gonzalez Dolby Chadwick Gallery, Il y eu un murmure June 4 — July 3, 2020 Fragmentary qualities in Edwige Fouvry’s landscapes, overlaid with heavily worked areas,

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CHELSEA RYOKO WONG

first published in Juxtapoz, June 22, 2020 Chelsea Wong, “Cicchetti with My Friend,” acrylic on stretched canvas, 60 x 48 inches, 2020. Chelsea Wong, Painter of Optimism & Virtue By Matt Gonzalez Looking at an exhibition by Chelsea Wong is a

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CHELSEA RYOKO WONG

first published in Juxtapoz, June 22, 2020 Chelsea Wong, “Cicchetti with My Friend,” acrylic on stretched canvas, 60 x 48 inches, 2020. Chelsea Wong, Painter of Optimism & Virtue By Matt Gonzalez Looking at an exhibition by Chelsea Wong is a

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TAMSIN SMITH & EMILIO VILLALBA

first published in Juxtapoz Magazine, December 20, 2019 Two Hands, One Brush: Tamsin Smith & Emilio Villalba Collaborate @ Adobe Books Gallery   THE PAINTER’S ALPHABET Tamsin Smith + Emilio Villalba Adobe Books Gallery 3130 24th Street, San Francisco Exhibition: Nov

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TAMSIN SMITH & EMILIO VILLALBA

first published in Juxtapoz Magazine, December 20, 2019 Two Hands, One Brush: Tamsin Smith & Emilio Villalba Collaborate @ Adobe Books Gallery   THE PAINTER’S ALPHABET Tamsin Smith + Emilio Villalba Adobe Books Gallery 3130 24th Street, San Francisco Exhibition: Nov

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REBECCA KAUFMAN

first published in Juxtapoz, August 29, 2019 The New Optical Art: Rebecca Kaufman at Artists’ Television Access Review by Matt Gonzalez Artists’ Television Access (ATA) in San Francisco’s Mission District presents the first solo exhibition by Rebecca Kaufman in the City.

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REBECCA KAUFMAN

first published in Juxtapoz, August 29, 2019 The New Optical Art: Rebecca Kaufman at Artists’ Television Access Review by Matt Gonzalez Artists’ Television Access (ATA) in San Francisco’s Mission District presents the first solo exhibition by Rebecca Kaufman in the City.

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MARYAM YOUSIF & NICK MAKANNA

first published in Juxtapoz, August 14, 2019 Maryam Yousif, “Puabi Bust”, glazed stoneware, 18 x 10 x 20.5 inches, 2019. Back to Back: Maryam Yousif & Nick Makanna @ Guerrero Gallery By Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez ———————— Maryam Yousif: Puabi

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MARYAM YOUSIF & NICK MAKANNA

first published in Juxtapoz, August 14, 2019 Maryam Yousif, “Puabi Bust”, glazed stoneware, 18 x 10 x 20.5 inches, 2019. Back to Back: Maryam Yousif & Nick Makanna @ Guerrero Gallery By Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez ———————— Maryam Yousif: Puabi

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GINA M. CONTRERAS

first published in the San Francisco Examiner, August 9, 2019 Gina M. Contreras, “Sola Chola”, acrylic, gouache, and graphite on canvas, 36 x 48 inches, 2019. Gina M. Contreras’ self portraits left bare A review of Gina M. Contreras, Sola

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GINA M. CONTRERAS

first published in the San Francisco Examiner, August 9, 2019 Gina M. Contreras, “Sola Chola”, acrylic, gouache, and graphite on canvas, 36 x 48 inches, 2019. Gina M. Contreras’ self portraits left bare A review of Gina M. Contreras, Sola

VICTOR ARNAUTOFF

first published in the San Francisco Examiner, June 24, 2019 Detail from The Life of George Washington mural by Victor Arnautoff at George Washington High School in San Francisco. Don’t whitewash history by Matt Gonzalez A controversy over murals painted

VICTOR ARNAUTOFF

first published in the San Francisco Examiner, June 24, 2019 Detail from The Life of George Washington mural by Victor Arnautoff at George Washington High School in San Francisco. Don’t whitewash history by Matt Gonzalez A controversy over murals painted

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MEL HANSON

original to The Matt Gonzalez Reader, May 29, 2019 Mel Hanson, Self-portrait, gouache on paper, 25 x 30.5 inches, 1962. Collection of Julie Wilkey Bechtel. Mel Hanson & The Firehaus Group By Matt Gonzalez The story of a group of painters,

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MEL HANSON

original to The Matt Gonzalez Reader, May 29, 2019 Mel Hanson, Self-portrait, gouache on paper, 25 x 30.5 inches, 1962. Collection of Julie Wilkey Bechtel. Mel Hanson & The Firehaus Group By Matt Gonzalez The story of a group of painters,

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MARTIN MACHADO

first published in Juxtapoz, March 19, 2019 Martin Machado, “Unalaska, Alaska (Dutch Harbor)”, 20 x 24 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. Martin Machado’s Odyssey By Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez Martin Machado’s solo show Hove To at Park Life Gallery

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MARTIN MACHADO

first published in Juxtapoz, March 19, 2019 Martin Machado, “Unalaska, Alaska (Dutch Harbor)”, 20 x 24 inches, oil on canvas, 2018. Martin Machado’s Odyssey By Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez Martin Machado’s solo show Hove To at Park Life Gallery

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EMILY FROMM

first published in Juxtapoz, February 21, 2019 Emily Fromm, All Star, 48 x 60, acrylic on panel, 2018. EMILY FROMM — PAINTING SONDER (A Review) By Matt Gonzalez When describing Emily Fromm’s artistic style, reviewers uniformly draw parallels to vintage cartoons

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EMILY FROMM

first published in Juxtapoz, February 21, 2019 Emily Fromm, All Star, 48 x 60, acrylic on panel, 2018. EMILY FROMM — PAINTING SONDER (A Review) By Matt Gonzalez When describing Emily Fromm’s artistic style, reviewers uniformly draw parallels to vintage cartoons

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EMILIO VILLALBA

first published in Juxtapoz, November 26, 2018 Emilio Villalba, Me & Lou (Studio View), oil on wood, 36 x 48 inches, 2018. Symbols of Death, Signs of Life: A Review of New Works by Emilio Villalba Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco

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EMILIO VILLALBA

first published in Juxtapoz, November 26, 2018 Emilio Villalba, Me & Lou (Studio View), oil on wood, 36 x 48 inches, 2018. Symbols of Death, Signs of Life: A Review of New Works by Emilio Villalba Modern Eden Gallery, San Francisco

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HILARY PECIS

first published in Juxtapoz, October 25, 2018 Hilary Pecis, “Favorite Vase”, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 in., 2018. Hilary Pecis’ Familiar View in San Francisco Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco September 29 – November 24, 2018 Paint what you know seems an anachronistic

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HILARY PECIS

first published in Juxtapoz, October 25, 2018 Hilary Pecis, “Favorite Vase”, acrylic on canvas, 60 x 48 in., 2018. Hilary Pecis’ Familiar View in San Francisco Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco September 29 – November 24, 2018 Paint what you know seems an anachronistic

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KEVIN EARL TAYLOR

first published in Juxtapoz, August 17, 2018 Cycle, oil and acrylic on canvas, 80 x 170 cm, 2018. Kevin Earl Taylor’s New Exhibition Apex Opens in Berlin Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez Circle Culture in Berlin, Germany, recently opened Apex,

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KEVIN EARL TAYLOR

first published in Juxtapoz, August 17, 2018 Cycle, oil and acrylic on canvas, 80 x 170 cm, 2018. Kevin Earl Taylor’s New Exhibition Apex Opens in Berlin Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez Circle Culture in Berlin, Germany, recently opened Apex,

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ILLEGAL ART

first published in Illegal (San Francisco: Luggage Store Gallery, 2018)   NOTHING IS ILLEGAL FOREVER Matt Gonzalez In The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith wrote: “Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is, in

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ILLEGAL ART

first published in Illegal (San Francisco: Luggage Store Gallery, 2018)   NOTHING IS ILLEGAL FOREVER Matt Gonzalez In The Wealth of Nations, Adam Smith wrote: “Civil government, so far as it is instituted for the security of property, is, in

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ALBERT HERTER

first published in As It Ought To Be, August 31, 2017 Albert Herter, Compound Growth #2, acrylic ink, colored pencil, oil pastel, watercolor, marker on paper, Sheet: 16 x 20 in (40.6 x 50.8 cm), Frame: 19 3/4 x 23

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ALBERT HERTER

first published in As It Ought To Be, August 31, 2017 Albert Herter, Compound Growth #2, acrylic ink, colored pencil, oil pastel, watercolor, marker on paper, Sheet: 16 x 20 in (40.6 x 50.8 cm), Frame: 19 3/4 x 23

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ADAM FEIBELMAN

first published in Squarecylinder, April 24, 2017 Adam Feibelman, “Arctic Tern”, hand cut paper assemblage, 45 x 65 inches, 2017. ADAM FEIBELMAN: Layering of Self & Other Review: Adam Feibelman “Personal Provenance” @ Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco By Tamsin Smith

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ADAM FEIBELMAN

first published in Squarecylinder, April 24, 2017 Adam Feibelman, “Arctic Tern”, hand cut paper assemblage, 45 x 65 inches, 2017. ADAM FEIBELMAN: Layering of Self & Other Review: Adam Feibelman “Personal Provenance” @ Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco By Tamsin Smith

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PAUL WONNER

original to The Matt Gonzalez Reader, November 5, 2016 (updated 10/30/18) One of five known versions of Paul Wonner’s Still Life with “Femme au Coq”, early 1950s. Paul Wonner and the “Femme au Coq” paintings of the 1950s By Matt Gonzalez

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PAUL WONNER

original to The Matt Gonzalez Reader, November 5, 2016 (updated 10/30/18) One of five known versions of Paul Wonner’s Still Life with “Femme au Coq”, early 1950s. Paul Wonner and the “Femme au Coq” paintings of the 1950s By Matt Gonzalez

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SPENCER KEETON CUNNINGHAM

first published in As It Ought To Be, November 4, 2016 Farewell for Now: Spencer Keeton Cunningham Departs San Francisco By Matt Gonzalez Spencer Keeton Cunningham has been on the road for the last 28 months, but is back in

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SPENCER KEETON CUNNINGHAM

first published in As It Ought To Be, November 4, 2016 Farewell for Now: Spencer Keeton Cunningham Departs San Francisco By Matt Gonzalez Spencer Keeton Cunningham has been on the road for the last 28 months, but is back in

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ZIO ZIEGLER

first published in Zio Ziegler, Bernard Gwilliam and the Quantum Modernism (SF: Jules Maeght Gallery, 2016) Zio Ziegler, The Three Modes of Paintings, oil, acrylic, and gouache on canvas, 96 x 72 inches, 2016. ZIO ZIEGLER: (self) Portrait of the Artist

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ZIO ZIEGLER

first published in Zio Ziegler, Bernard Gwilliam and the Quantum Modernism (SF: Jules Maeght Gallery, 2016) Zio Ziegler, The Three Modes of Paintings, oil, acrylic, and gouache on canvas, 96 x 72 inches, 2016. ZIO ZIEGLER: (self) Portrait of the Artist

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ANDREW SCHOULTZ

first published in Andrew Schoultz: Age of Empire (NYC: Joshua Liner Gallery, 2016)   ANDREW SCHOULTZ: WRITING HIS OWN LANGUAGE by Matt Gonzalez Last month, I rose to pay my bill at a Tenderloin bar in San Francisco, and realized

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ANDREW SCHOULTZ

first published in Andrew Schoultz: Age of Empire (NYC: Joshua Liner Gallery, 2016)   ANDREW SCHOULTZ: WRITING HIS OWN LANGUAGE by Matt Gonzalez Last month, I rose to pay my bill at a Tenderloin bar in San Francisco, and realized

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DAVE EGGERS

first published in Juxtapoz, May 2, 2016 DAVE EGGERS: TAG, YOU’RE IT Review: Dave Eggers “IDAHO” @Jules Maeght Gallery, San Francisco by Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez There are a few days left to see Dave Eggers’ new exhibition IDAHO

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DAVE EGGERS

first published in Juxtapoz, May 2, 2016 DAVE EGGERS: TAG, YOU’RE IT Review: Dave Eggers “IDAHO” @Jules Maeght Gallery, San Francisco by Tamsin Smith & Matt Gonzalez There are a few days left to see Dave Eggers’ new exhibition IDAHO

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BARRY MCGEE

first published in Juxtapoz, December 17, 2015 BARRY MCGEE, ALWAYS DOWN FOR WHATEVER Review: Barry McGee “China Boo” @Ratio 3, San Francisco by Matt Gonzalez Barry McGee’s “China Boo” at Ratio 3, is his first solo gallery offering at the

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BARRY MCGEE

first published in Juxtapoz, December 17, 2015 BARRY MCGEE, ALWAYS DOWN FOR WHATEVER Review: Barry McGee “China Boo” @Ratio 3, San Francisco by Matt Gonzalez Barry McGee’s “China Boo” at Ratio 3, is his first solo gallery offering at the

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SHERIE’ FRANSSEN

first published in San Francisco Arts Quarterly / SFAQ Online, January 21, 2015 Sherie’ Franssen, “The heaven we chase,” 2014. 80 x 70 in. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Dolby Chadwick Gallery. Sherie’ Franssen: The Gorgeous Nothings

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SHERIE’ FRANSSEN

first published in San Francisco Arts Quarterly / SFAQ Online, January 21, 2015 Sherie’ Franssen, “The heaven we chase,” 2014. 80 x 70 in. Oil on canvas. Courtesy of the artist and Dolby Chadwick Gallery. Sherie’ Franssen: The Gorgeous Nothings

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TERRY ST. JOHN

first published in San Francisco Arts Quarterly / SFAQ Online, August 9, 2014 Terry St. John, Woman by Red Chair, 2014 | Oil on Canvas | 42 x 48 inches. TERRY ST. JOHN, “NEW WORK” AT DOLBY CHADWICK GALLERY, SAN

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TERRY ST. JOHN

first published in San Francisco Arts Quarterly / SFAQ Online, August 9, 2014 Terry St. John, Woman by Red Chair, 2014 | Oil on Canvas | 42 x 48 inches. TERRY ST. JOHN, “NEW WORK” AT DOLBY CHADWICK GALLERY, SAN

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GIANLUCA FRANZESE

first published in Juxtapoz, September 2013   GRAPHITE & GOLD The Art of Gianluca Franzese by Matt Gonzalez Italian-born, San Francisco based Gianluca Franzese has worked for three years as Andrew Schoultz’s primary studio assistant. Classically trained in drawing at

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GIANLUCA FRANZESE

first published in Juxtapoz, September 2013   GRAPHITE & GOLD The Art of Gianluca Franzese by Matt Gonzalez Italian-born, San Francisco based Gianluca Franzese has worked for three years as Andrew Schoultz’s primary studio assistant. Classically trained in drawing at

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EVA HESSE

first published in As It Ought To Be, March 21, 2013 Eva Hesse, paper collage, 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches (1959). Private collection. EVA HESSE AND THE COLOR COLLAGE FROM 1959 by Matt Gonzalez “Eva was a very good

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EVA HESSE

first published in As It Ought To Be, March 21, 2013 Eva Hesse, paper collage, 9 1/2 x 6 1/8 inches (1959). Private collection. EVA HESSE AND THE COLOR COLLAGE FROM 1959 by Matt Gonzalez “Eva was a very good

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CHRISTA ASSAD

first published in Ceramics: Art & Perception, March 2013 WAR & CLAY: CHRISTA ASSAD @FRIESEN ABMEYER by Matt Gonzalez Christa Assad has been making objects out of clay for over two decades. She is among an elite group of studio

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CHRISTA ASSAD

first published in Ceramics: Art & Perception, March 2013 WAR & CLAY: CHRISTA ASSAD @FRIESEN ABMEYER by Matt Gonzalez Christa Assad has been making objects out of clay for over two decades. She is among an elite group of studio

FELIX MACNEE

first published in San Francisco Call, December 17, 2001 Portrait of Jenny Blaebaum by Felix Macnee, oil on canvas, 1995. Their rubber hammer strikes the sea Artist Felix Macnee interviewed by Supervisor Matt Gonzalez “Sixteen paintings by Felix Macnee,” an

FELIX MACNEE

first published in San Francisco Call, December 17, 2001 Portrait of Jenny Blaebaum by Felix Macnee, oil on canvas, 1995. Their rubber hammer strikes the sea Artist Felix Macnee interviewed by Supervisor Matt Gonzalez “Sixteen paintings by Felix Macnee,” an

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ANDREW SCHOULTZ

first published in BlISSS Magazine, January 22, 2013 ANDREW SCHOULTZ @MARK MOORE GALLERY by Matt Gonzalez Politics permeates the work of artist Andrew Schoultz, a Wisconsin native living in San Francisco. His latest work appropriates the American flag, revered symbol

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ANDREW SCHOULTZ

first published in BlISSS Magazine, January 22, 2013 ANDREW SCHOULTZ @MARK MOORE GALLERY by Matt Gonzalez Politics permeates the work of artist Andrew Schoultz, a Wisconsin native living in San Francisco. His latest work appropriates the American flag, revered symbol

BARRY MCGEE

first published in As It Ought To Be, September 6, 2012 Barry McGee. Photograph by Winni Wintermeyer for SFMOMA, 2010. Crushing the Non-State! Matt Gonzalez questions Barry McGee Editors note: This interview took place at a secret location on York

BARRY MCGEE

first published in As It Ought To Be, September 6, 2012 Barry McGee. Photograph by Winni Wintermeyer for SFMOMA, 2010. Crushing the Non-State! Matt Gonzalez questions Barry McGee Editors note: This interview took place at a secret location on York

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GUY COLWELL

first published in Juxtapoz, September 2012 Epidemic (2009) by Guy Colwell, in the collection of the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento. THE HINGE OF REALITY: THE ART OF GUY COLWELL by Matt Gonzalez Although Guy Colwell began making art with a

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GUY COLWELL

first published in Juxtapoz, September 2012 Epidemic (2009) by Guy Colwell, in the collection of the Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento. THE HINGE OF REALITY: THE ART OF GUY COLWELL by Matt Gonzalez Although Guy Colwell began making art with a

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ANDREW SCHOULTZ & PAUL KLEE

first published in As It Ought To Be, January 8, 2012 Partial installation of Images in Dialogue: Andrew Schoultz and Paul Klee. Flickr photograph by My Love For You. ANDREW SCHOULTZ AND PAUL KLEE AT SFMOMA by Matt Gonzalez Today

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ANDREW SCHOULTZ & PAUL KLEE

first published in As It Ought To Be, January 8, 2012 Partial installation of Images in Dialogue: Andrew Schoultz and Paul Klee. Flickr photograph by My Love For You. ANDREW SCHOULTZ AND PAUL KLEE AT SFMOMA by Matt Gonzalez Today

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GUSTAVO RAMOS RIVERA

first published in As It Ought To Be, December 21, 2011 Gustavo Ramos Rivera, Sin titulo, oil on canvas, 48″ x 48″, 2011. GUSTAVO RAMOS RIVERA AT ELINS/EAGLES-SMITH by Matt Gonzalez Since the early 1900s when Xavier Martinez settled in

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GUSTAVO RAMOS RIVERA

first published in As It Ought To Be, December 21, 2011 Gustavo Ramos Rivera, Sin titulo, oil on canvas, 48″ x 48″, 2011. GUSTAVO RAMOS RIVERA AT ELINS/EAGLES-SMITH by Matt Gonzalez Since the early 1900s when Xavier Martinez settled in

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KURT SCHWITTERS

first published in As It Ought To Be, November 27, 2011 Portrait of Kurt Schwitters by El Lissitzky, 1929. GOODBYE KURT SCHWITTERS by Matt Gonzalez “I use any material the picture demands.” Kurt Schwitters, 1920. Today marks the conclusion of

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KURT SCHWITTERS

first published in As It Ought To Be, November 27, 2011 Portrait of Kurt Schwitters by El Lissitzky, 1929. GOODBYE KURT SCHWITTERS by Matt Gonzalez “I use any material the picture demands.” Kurt Schwitters, 1920. Today marks the conclusion of

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THEOPHILUS BROWN

first published in The New Fillmore, September 2011; reprinted in Theophilus Brown, An Artful Life (SF: Thomas Reynolds Gallery, 2011) Theophilus Brown in his Berkeley studio, 1955 or 56. A FRIENDSHIP WITH THEOPHILUS BROWN by Matt Gonzalez Much has been

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THEOPHILUS BROWN

first published in The New Fillmore, September 2011; reprinted in Theophilus Brown, An Artful Life (SF: Thomas Reynolds Gallery, 2011) Theophilus Brown in his Berkeley studio, 1955 or 56. A FRIENDSHIP WITH THEOPHILUS BROWN by Matt Gonzalez Much has been

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KEEGAN McHARGUE

first published in Keegan McHargue: Natural (SF: Frey Norris Contemporary & Modern, 2011); reprinted in As It Ought To Be, September 2, 2011 KEEGAN MCHARGUE, THE PERIPATETIC ARTIST RETURNS TO S.F. by Matt Gonzalez By the age of 21, Keegan

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KEEGAN McHARGUE

first published in Keegan McHargue: Natural (SF: Frey Norris Contemporary & Modern, 2011); reprinted in As It Ought To Be, September 2, 2011 KEEGAN MCHARGUE, THE PERIPATETIC ARTIST RETURNS TO S.F. by Matt Gonzalez By the age of 21, Keegan

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TOM SCHULTZ

first published as the foreword to Structure, Gesture, and Something Else: The Paintings of Tom Schultz (SF: Michael Rauner Photography, 2010) Tom Schultz, 2010. Photograph by Michael Rauner. FOREWORD: TOM SCHULTZ by Matt Gonzalez I first saw Tom Schultz’s work

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TOM SCHULTZ

first published as the foreword to Structure, Gesture, and Something Else: The Paintings of Tom Schultz (SF: Michael Rauner Photography, 2010) Tom Schultz, 2010. Photograph by Michael Rauner. FOREWORD: TOM SCHULTZ by Matt Gonzalez I first saw Tom Schultz’s work

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VINCENT VAN GOGH

first published in As It Ought To Be, August 5, 2009 The Painter on the Road to Tarascon by Vincent van Gogh, 1888. THE PAINTER ON THE ROAD TO TARASCON by Matt Gonzalez Laden with his brushes and props, one

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VINCENT VAN GOGH

first published in As It Ought To Be, August 5, 2009 The Painter on the Road to Tarascon by Vincent van Gogh, 1888. THE PAINTER ON THE ROAD TO TARASCON by Matt Gonzalez Laden with his brushes and props, one

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THEOPHILUS BROWN, COLLAGES

first published in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 27, 2009 ACCIDENTAL, WITH PURPOSE by Matt Gonzalez WHAT BEGAN AS A FRUGAL effort to make use of leftover paint, something all painters grapple with on occasion, has spawned a late

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THEOPHILUS BROWN, COLLAGES

first published in the San Francisco Bay Guardian, May 27, 2009 ACCIDENTAL, WITH PURPOSE by Matt Gonzalez WHAT BEGAN AS A FRUGAL effort to make use of leftover paint, something all painters grapple with on occasion, has spawned a late

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HARRY BOWDEN

first published in Plastic Antinomy, Spring 2008 The Accordion Player by Harry Bowden, oil on canvas, c. 1934 HARRY BOWDEN’S ACCORDION PLAYER by Matt Gonzalez WHEN I FIRST SAW THIS PAINTING it seemed old and stiff. It didn’t instill any

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HARRY BOWDEN

first published in Plastic Antinomy, Spring 2008 The Accordion Player by Harry Bowden, oil on canvas, c. 1934 HARRY BOWDEN’S ACCORDION PLAYER by Matt Gonzalez WHEN I FIRST SAW THIS PAINTING it seemed old and stiff. It didn’t instill any

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FELIX MACNEE, PAINTER

first published in San Francisco Frontlines, October 2005 Felix Macnee in repose. FELIX MACNEE by Matt Gonzalez FELIX MACNEE’S RECENT PAINTINGS and drawings evoke a dual world, where fantastic creatures and morbid portraits squirm uneasily in a conceptual, abstract visual

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FELIX MACNEE, PAINTER

first published in San Francisco Frontlines, October 2005 Felix Macnee in repose. FELIX MACNEE by Matt Gonzalez FELIX MACNEE’S RECENT PAINTINGS and drawings evoke a dual world, where fantastic creatures and morbid portraits squirm uneasily in a conceptual, abstract visual