Uploaded on Jan 14, 2012
An artist statement on video.
Phyllis Bramson paints from her wholly-owned perspective of Fragonard, Chinese
pleasure books, bawdy ashtrays, and the provocative Art that cartoons
hope they grow up to be.
Painting/collaging in her Chicago studio,
discussing her work with a minimum of artspeak and a maximum of intimate
detail, she invites the audience for a revealing studio visit. read more
"I use images that are infused with
lighthearted arbitrariness and amusing anecdotes about love and
affection, in an often cold and hostile world. Mostly, I am making work
that percolates forth life’s imperfections: that doesn’t take decorum
all that seriously, refusing to separate manners of taste from larger
questions about “good behavior.” http://www.phyllisbramson.com/statement/statement.htm