encaustic


V.23 No.40 | 10/2/2014
Deep Sky and Field

Culture Shock

Cezannesque

The ABQ artworld thrives this month with gorgeous palettes, a new gallery in former horse stables, a benefit for dogs and more.
V.19 No.6 | 2/11/2010
Angela Berkson shows off paintings you will like.
Julia Mandeville

Portrait of the Artist

Work Ethic

An interview with painter Angela Berkson

While exploring the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History’s Albuquerque Now or Inpost Artspace’s I Also Make Art this fall, you likely noticed the works of Angela Berkson. Whether in acrylic or encaustic (hot wax painting), Berkson’s compositions evolve from diligently layered surfaces. Her final forms rest on the balance between geometric precision and organic freeform—her work plays with the contrast of black to white here, the complement of mustard to celadon there. On a visit to Berkson’s Second Street studio, the Alibi learned how her creativity first took root and what now makes it bloom.

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