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Card art, and a dog


Justin Coro Kaufman

Wow! Looks like May is already here?!  Seems like the years just roll on by. 2020 feels like such a blip. Looking forward to the summer. Want to try to make a point to get our more and enjoy it. A while back,  I had the opportunity to help design a set of playing cards for an Aesop Rock/Orbit cards collaboration. Until this came about, I had no idea, but there’s an enthusiastic community centered…

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Richard Schmid 1943-2021


Robert Hunt

May 5, 2021 - I never met Richard Schmid,  but I really wish I had. I was peripherally aware of his work for a long time, mainly through ads for through prints of his work published in the 80s and 90s through the Greenwich Workshop. It was not until the publication of his great book “Alla Prima- Everything I Know About Painting”  that I sat up and paid attention. This influential book, the result of several years of planning and a lifetime of knowledge, has since become the bible of numerous realist painters.  I have found his book to be a fountain of usefull practical knowledge and great quoteable quotes. For example: Even Mozart occasionally listened to his father. I regard my disasters as invitations to learn more. Painting is by definition a discretionary act and its latitude for…

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