Interview with Al Peters: "In Praise of Painting"
“The only valid thing in art is that which cannot be explained.” - Georges Braque KS: You requested that we call this interview “In Praise of Painting?” AEP: Yes, I also thought about calling it “In Praise of Intuition” for I have found no more fascinating aspect of the human mind than that of intuition, but I am an artist, a painter, not a psychologist or philosopher so “In Praise of Painting” is appropriate. Honestly, I couldn’t praise painting enough. KS: OK. Perhaps I
Review: "Al Peters - Recent Paintings"
These paintings are shown in a curious space in that the gallery doubles as Leigh Wen’s studio when art is not shown. You wouldn’t know it by how pristine and professional the space is but the idea is really wonderful. Given the obsession with markets and commodities in this country in general and within the Art World in particular there is something wholesome and refreshing about an artist occasionally turning their space over to other artists for exhibitions. Currently taki