Through art we express our conception of what nature is not.
Norman Perlmutter’s recent New York City Solo Debut presented a painter whose work overall is characterized by impressive integrity and authentic presence — who’s brilliantly colorful meticulous hard-edge acrylics on canvas are formal in a way that Andy Warhol’s never were.
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
Colors must react on one another. Otherwise, you have disharmony
..... Perlmutter's work crosses many boundaries blending Abstraction with Realism, uniting Traditionalism with the Avant-garde and conveying an aptitude for color that's been a key element of his work through all the phases it has traveled.
As a Postmodernist, Perlmutter is at liberty to employ flat or deep space as he sees fit and to move freely from canvas to canvas between varying degrees of abstraction and representation” and, “with an exquisite color sense comparable to the sixties Color Field painter Darby Bannard.”
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These are questions that have been asked about me and my work as a painter by individual collectors, jurors, and a few journalists and curators.
(This is the first of a series of articles to be posted over the next few months)
To view a painting, read about it or talk about it with reasonable proficiency there are three key elements of a painting that you should become familiar with. They are:
It's form & character (what it is).
It's make-up (material, media, whatever it's made of).
And, it's style, genre, movement, school (how it's categorized)
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