Scope Miami Beach



Situated on the most highly visible location in Miami, SCOPE Miami Beach’s 70,000 sq. ft. pavilion will feature an outdoor beach lounge and stunning views of the ocean, nestled amongst the iconic architecture of Ocean Drive at 10th Street. Working closely with the City of Miami Beach, SCOPE will contribute the cultural landscape of this […]

Seen On The Streets Of Moscow



Real? Or publicity stunt? You decide because we can’t

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Wrestling With A Crowd

I am trying this summer to simplify my productive activities without too much success.

I’m swimming in notions about how to create visual effects, whereas I should be advancing messages. The kit is there, now for more of a narrative.

On the one hand …

curved versus vertical

Sandy edge, 18 inch x 18 inch, oil on birchwood panel

Vertical seems to be an ephemeral property. A sandy edge molded by ice and waves will soon crumble. The jaggedness of the Great Teton Mountains will be replaced by rounded shapes demonstrated by …

perceptual versus conceptual viewing

Birgit Zipser, watery fantasy, 11×14 inches, oil on panel

‘What I learned when I learned to draw’ by Adam Gopnick, The New Yorker, June 27th, discusses Jacob Collins’ approach to drawing, which involves perceptual rather than conceptual viewing. The…

The Undone

These are some pending objects.

I have been working on plastic chandeliers for the last while. This is a close up of one composed of clear yellow acrylic and mirrored rhombs.

Rearranged some bits and pieces of wooden chains. A bit of paint.

Th…

Geometry and Zen-like meditative process

Blauer Fetzen, Birgit Zipser, oil on birch panel, 24 inches x 18 inches

The speakers of the last two talks at the Glen Arbor Art Association – Michael Letts on June 9, 2011 and Rachel Meginnes on June 23, 2011 – had things in common.

Both Michael L…

Blauer Fetzen

Birgit Zipser, oil on birch panel, 24 inches x 18 inches

The speakers of the last two talks at the Glen Arbor Art Association – Michael Letts on June 9, 2011 and Rachel Meginnes on June 23, 2011 – had several things in common.

First, both Michael L…

3-D and Arial Views at NAMOC in Bejing

Paintings depicting 3-dimensional and arial views were abundant in an exhibition of current Chinese art at NAMOC, the National Museum of Chinese Art, in Beijing in March 2011.

Cheng, Wen-ji, Embracing, 114.5 cm x 200 cm, oil on canvas, 2009

This …