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Thursday, 17 July 2008 11:07

The Indy

May 19, 2010

by Lori Waxman 

"In Michelangelo AntonioniĆ¢'s 1966 film Blow-Up, a man obsesses about a small event accidentally captured in a photograph he took. He blows it up over and over again in the darkroom, hoping to learn the truth of what happened then. Instead he finds out about fragmentation, and how fascinating details can become when enlarged beyond their original scope..." 


The Herald-Sun

May 1, 2010

Painters sharing guild's galleries

"Three painters -- Katie Claiborne, Michael Dixon and Edward Larson -- and printmaker Lisa M. Jones are sharing the Durham Art Guild's galleries, and the international quilters are in the Siemans and Allenton Galleries."


The Herald-Sun

Oct 31, 2008

From staff reports

Larson gets studio grant

 "DURHAM -- Durham Art Guild member and painter Ed Larson has been awarded studio space from October 2008 through September 2009 in the newly renovated Golden Belt. The award is part of the guild's Member Artist Residency Program, which provides members with a rent-free studio space to further develop their artistic pursuit..."

The Herald Sun
Jul 18, 2008
By Rebecca Bailey

Painting mindfully: Artist not only offers beauty, but gives

"Out of the darkness sweeps a gesture, sketched in water. Shapes emerge; and local artist Ed Larson is ready to open a dialogue, a push and pull between shapes and colors.

Led by his practice of meditation, Larson aspires to paint mindfully, making art with intention and acute awareness. And his intention is to make art that matters. Not only does he work to offer beauty and quiet joy to the viewer, but Larson wants to build community by giving to local charities..."

The Chapel Hill News
Published: Jul 08, 2008

by Staff Reporters

New series pairs artists, good causes

"The series brings together two of our core values -- supporting local artists and donating a percentage of our business to local charities," said Jared Resnik, owner of the West End Wine Bar. "We're proud to showcase the work of incredible local artists like Ed Larson and to use art to raise money for worthy causes and local charities."

The show, which will remain up through the summer, features some 30 paintings by Larson, who does mostly abstract work drawing inspiration from his years of practicing mindfulness meditation, as well as reflecting influences of artists including Mark Rothko, Robert Motherwell, Franz Kline and Piet Mondrain..."

Edward Larson's art show Branching Streams at the West End Wine Bar 7/09/08

Poster credit: Steve Balcom, The Splinter group


Last Updated on Monday, 31 May 2010 01:53