holton rower’s catalytic art (plywood + 50 gallons of paint + big imagination)

Last week we went to the opening of an exhibition of artist Holton Rower’s paintings, made by pouring gallons of vividly colored paints onto plywood forms. They are on display at The Hole in NYC, an immense space that Rower’s monumental work fills with reverberating color and energy. The paintings are made of humble materials:…

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non-valentine’s day valentines

Since Valentine’s Day, we’ve gotten some wonderful emails of Valentine’s images and stories, so we thought we’d share a couple (and save the others for later). Maria Robledo made this improvised valentine for her husband, artist Holton Rower whose wondrous Pour Paintings we blogged last week. Since Holton uses clothes pins for his artwork made…

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holton rower’s pour paintings: intention + chance, in color

Artist Holton Rower is constantly innovating, shifting, moving his work into new territory, too fast even to get an accurate answer ┬áto the question “What’s he into these days?” We’ve marveled at his works out of locks, money, fish hooks for years…Lately, we’ve been smitten with his Pour Paintings (which may in fact be sculptures),…

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