Monthly Archives: August 2012

An Interview with…Me!

I am so pleased to announce that the wonderful writer, Charles van Heck has conducted an interview with yours truly, which he has published on his Woodhull Arts Journal here: Whitman Pond He asked such great questions! I hope you enjoy my answers!

An Interview with Marilyn Fenn by Charles van Heck

Originally published by Charles van Heck on the Woodhull Arts Journal, Whitman Pond, 08/21/2012

The Exploration of Art and Design; Shapes, Color, Lines, and Composition: An Interview with Marilyn Fenn

In his 1925 essay “Hobbies,” Winston Churchill wrote: “Not only does the act of painting divert, rest and stimulate…

Years ago, these graduate students who helped me move into this studio just dumped all the stuff around [the studio] in clusters. And the clusters looked interesting. So I just began adding models to the clusters of objects. That made a big change. Using the objects in juxtaposition with the figures was simply a way of complicating the visual experience of painting directly from life.

— Philip Pearlstein

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Gallery of Recent Paintings

Small Color Painting 2014-012 - Oil painting by Marilyn Fenn Untitled 2015-023 - Oil on Canvas - 8 x 8 - © 2015 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 6, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 8 x 8 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn Composition Number 8, 2013 - Acrylic on panel - 12 x 9 - © 2013 Marilyn Fenn