Make-up 2008 – Saskia Edens Silver Skeleton 2007 – Pete Ippel
Freshly Painted Flowers, originally uploaded by hypermodern. Acrylic and colored pencil on vellum. Nine by twelve inches. – Taken at 10:02 PM on May 12, 2009 – cameraphone upload by ShoZu
Pisina in progress, originally uploaded by hypermodern. In progress on my new painting called "pisina".
Each artist has a way of working…here’s Hans Hofmann’s Every subject matter depends on how to use meaning. You can use it in a lyrical or dramatic manner. It depends on the personality of the artist. Everyone is clear about himself, as to where he belongs, and in which way he can give aesthetic enjoyment. […]
Inspiration from old Xerox copies I’ve been sorting through…Here’s a bit from Jasper Johns’ sketchbook from 1965. One thing working one way Another thing working another way. One thing working different ways at different times. Take and object. Do something to it. Do something else to it. ” ” ” ” ” Take a canvas. […]
I got a really nice writeup Wednesday in the SFWeekly…Thanks to Hiya Swanhuyser for the article. Pete Ippel is a modern exponent of a long-standing tradition: the bro artist. Think of athlete-philosophers like Jack Kerouac, Richie Tenenbaum, both Jack Johnsons, or Muhammad Ali…Ippel surfs, plays basketball, and his video work explores issues such as hands-free […]
Start class tomorrow, intense painting with D. Crumpler, I’m excited, but wondering if this is the right thing to do. The Tizz says that I need to concentrate on making my own artwork the way I want to and this obsession with talking about painting is silly. I am inclined to agree with her ’cause […]