Retinal Displacement is a catalogue of recent work by Naomi Campbell. The publication includes seventeen reproductions and essays by Midori Yoshimoto and Jonathan Goodman. It’s available through Yellow Peril Gallery and Amazon. A gathering to celebrate this publication will be held Friday, June 21 at 526 West 26th Street (NYC).

Joseph Peller

Joseph Peller spent April 2013 at a month-long printmaking residency at the Guanlan Printmaking Base in Guanlan, China. While there, he completed six editions. During his travels, he visited Japan to view the work of Japanese printmakers Hokusai, Hasui, and Hiroshi. Inking the plate for printing Preparing to register the plate for printing Pulling and…

Richard Barnet

Richard Barnet is one of seven artists included in Summer Show: New Artists at the William Holman Gallery (65 Ludlow Street, NYC). The show runs from June 19 through July 19. While this group of paintings, large-scale watercolors, woodcuts, and sculpture encompasses a range of “abstract, objective and sculptural” styles, they all possess a careful…

In Pursuit of Art

Mid-nineteenth-century Grand Rapids, Michigan offered limited opportunities for education. In an illustration for Harper’s Weekly (Fig. 1), Frederick Stuart Church recalled his early school days in a Grand Rapids one room schoolhouse. Consumed by a desire to draw, young Fred occupied himself drawing with pencil on the blank pages of his school texts and on…