Duel Selves [Selfs]

Homage to Pip. A duotych sandprint on black painted museum board with lettering. A contemporary male nude, symbol from Alta, Norway. Waves. Watercolor, gold leaf, craypas. Krylon black and white spray paint. Original artwork measures 22″ x 28″. Created in 2012 by JD Sage. Record #16-12

SPLAT X :: primals are inherent, not learned

Primals are inherent, not learned. Primals are our most common emotions and are often taken for granted. The sound of waves on a seashore elicits the primal emotion of the heartbeat. Put your hand on your heart and you are part of the image. The gentle touch of one part of the body to another…

To peek or not to peek – that is the question …

Forbidden Art, by JD Sage, on exhibition at The Sprinkler Factory through October 2016. Three works explore our fascination with the forbidden. Images which were forbidden during circa 1816 and 2016 along with that anticipated during circa 2216. Acrylic spray paint, colored pencil, archival black ink, hair, dry body fluid, and lipstick on paper were…

go figure :: art about mankind and mind

Opposites Attract in Worcester Exhibit of Art and Science JD Sage {MY DAD} and Kevin Burns J. D. Sage and Kevin Burns, two Worcester-area artists who are also scientists, are joining forces for an exhibit about the human figure and how humans figure things out – to be held at the Sprinkler Factory Gallery in…

why museums hide masterpieces away

article by Kimberly Bradley | BBC Culture | 23 January 2015 | featured image: Many museums and galleries maintain vast facilities to store works not on public display (picture courtesy of Montel) In major museums around the world, some truly great works of art are hidden away from public view. What are they – and why…

spain says art submitted in lieu of tax last year not good enough

Taxpayers will have to cough up the cash since the state declined to acquire the works for public collections (via The Art Newspaper. By Belén Palanco. Published online: 22 January 2015} Francisco de Goya’s Tobias and the angel, around 1787, Museo del Prado The Spanish Government did not accept any art in lieu of tax in…