Nine living American representational painters are profiled by arts writer John Seed, each with an emphasis on his or her motivations and background. Written in a clear, elegant style "Nine Artists" reveals the human being behind each work of art.
What Readers Have Said:
"All of us at OK Harris appreciate your informed, unpretentious and elegantly conveyed observations on the splendid work of Rod Penner."
- Art Dealer Ivan Karp's email response to "Rod Penner: Rust on Poles, Crumbling Asphalt, Light Hitting the Grass"
"So nice to read something that was clearly written by a person with a huge heart and fine, far-ranging sensibilities that extend beyond the latest fad."
- Artist Julie Heffernan responding to "Julie Heffernan: Boy, O Boy" at PPOW Chelsea"
John Seed is a professor of art and art history at Mt. San Jacinto College in Southern California. Winner of a 2002 Society of Professional Journalists award in art and entertainment writing, he has written about art and artists for Harvard, Maui No Ka Oi, Honolulu, Christie's Hong Hong and Stanford. He is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post Arts section.
Arman Manookian: An Armenian Artist in Hawai'i by John Seed Published November 23, 2011
Edith Park Truesdell Published June 11, 2011