Artist and Editor Scott Goodwillie has been producing wild, intense dream-like paintings for decades. He’s even had a museum show. His recent solo show at TAZZA Gallery was a visual treat, and held several of his major works. We attended the opening, and will give you a closer look at some of these paintings. We […]
Martha Erlebacher: RETROSPECTIVE at NEW YORK ACADEMY of ART Originally published November, 2013 Publisher Jeffrey Wiener and I went downtown to NYCs famed New York Academy of Art, to view and capture on video a retrospective of Martha Mayer Erlebacher, who passed away earlier this year. She was a beloved artist, an amazingly talented realist painter, and […]
Leah Poller: Mirrors of the Soul @ Knox Gallery Video Review by Jeffrey Wiener Harlem-based Sculptor Leah Poller has a wonderful collection of figurative works on exhibit at the Knox Gallery in Harlem, up until November 9th. Poller’s figurative works are synonymous with portraiture, and whether drawn from Life or from her own mind, her […]
In this video, I’m drawing the male nude in a series of 10-15 minute poses. I’m using the iPad Air, the APP Procreate, and a Wacom stylus. This model is lean and sinewy. I am using a rough cross-hatch technique for a rhythmic feel on the playback of the video.
TheGreatNude presented Sketch Sessions to the public at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC, held at the Jacob Javits Center, Oct. 19, 20 and 21, 2012. This video gives an overview to the fair and the figurative artists exhibiting there.TheGreatNude presented Sketch Sessions to the public at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC, held at the Jacob […]
Rodin created some of the most memorable and iconic nudes of the 19th century. Recently, Jill Newhouse Gallery presented for sale a marvelous small collection of drawings and small sculptures from this French master. Join us for an intimate tour of these Rodin masterpieces with Gallery owner Jill Newhouse.
Interviews at New York Academy of Art and Chicago For the past few decades, the Figurative Arts have had few champions in the marketplace like collector Howard Tullman. This Chicago entrepreneur has been buying art for over 40 years and has amassed one of the largest collections of nudes I’ve ever seen. Tullman also supports […]
The Rye Arts Center, Rye New York Curated by Bob Clyatt Early in the summer of 2012, right outside the boundaries of “The City” with all it’s contemporary galleries, at the Rye Arts Center in Rye, New York, a collection of high-quality artworks curated by sculptor Bob Clyatt was presented to the world. Beyond Rodin: […]
Showing at Lyons Wier Gallery are the icon-infused works of Long Island native Jeff Muhs. Aptly named The Origin of Nymphs, these large works are part of a larger series Muhs is developing entitled Another History. When approaching the Gallery, and at first glance, these luscious, richly-painted canvases seem to be enlarged, out-of-focus photographs of […]
Chambliss Giobbi’s show at 101 Exhibit, a spacious, hip gallery in Miami’s Design District, is entitled The Seven Deadly Sins, and I am thrilled to see Giobbi take on this time-honored Christian theme of the primary vices. Giobbi has shown small works with TheGreatNude in the past, and I’ve seen some of his larger pieces […]
TheGreatNude.tv presented 6 of its writers/artists in an exhibition at our booth at the Contemporary Art Fair NYC at the Jacob Javits Center. We also presented a series of Life-drawing events that featured a live model and drawing supplies for the public. Artist Sherry Camhy, a popular teacher here in New York, and Publisher/Artist Jeffrey […]
The Third Annual Governor’s Island Art Fair, organized by 4Heads, is a carnival-like event held each weekend on Governor’s Island during the month of September. Over one hundred exhibitors are using the rooms inside the former barracks of this U.S. Coast Guard property, their home in the middle of New York harbor up until only […]
In 2008, with the launch of TheGreatNude, we set about “recreating” famous Nudes to generate a some of our first videos. Here’s a re-release of one of our first of those videos, a Life-painting session where we attempt to recreate Botticelli’s “Birth of Venus” with my guest, italian artist Giorgio Casu. This is HANDY CAM pre-HD […]