Barbara A. MacAdam

In a notable revival, the life and career of the late dedicated abstractionist Alice Trumbull Mason has been guided into light through a focused exhibition of sixteen Shutter Paintings at Joan…
What sparks an artist? More to the point, what sparks Marjorie Welish? Clearly, it is she who ignites the multitude of sparks in diagrams and constructions, drawings and plans, paintings and prints,…
Davie’s works are at once anxiety-producing, witty, and enigmatic. She takes us both inside and outside the body, through wild dancing lines, swirling movements, and smashed-up forms; pushing upward…
While Diebenkorn is best known for his signature Ocean Park paintings—watery pale blue skies at play with horizontal geometric patterning that suggest landscapes in the sky—he is also noted for his…
There is much to ponder about creative shifts in late-career artmaking. It’s a subject that has always fascinated scholars and audiences in all the arts because we usually expect painters, like…

At 46, Baltimore-born painter Rosy Keyser has brightened her palette and expanded her purview northward, probing the cosmos with images of abstract celestial bodies rendered in their magnetic…