Category Archives: Artistry

Paul Rousso

The ink and paper era is drawing to a close. “All this stuff,” as artist Paul Rousso puts it, “is going away.” That “stuff” is no less than the paper-based underpinnings of modern civilization. Texts, images, sheet music, currency – the paper document is being displaced by its transformation into so many bits of binary code, digitized for the screen and everyplace at once. Yet paper documents are themselves an expression of something else entirely. … Continue Reading ››

Edward Belbusti

Sculptor and ceramic artist Edward Belbusti creates works that are both cerebral and sensual at the same time. The elegant, curving forms of his Touch Series, for example, encourages viewers to go beyond a purely visual appreciation of the pieces’ fluid shapes and rich clay hues and actually feel the sculptures – to relish the tactile sensation of the smoothly burnished, waxed terracotta. Belbusti’s vocabulary is the clay slab, punctuated by the occasional use of steel … Continue Reading ››