Archive for 2020

DRAWINGS OF WILLIAM BRICE

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Brice drawing in his studio a his mother's ( Fanny' Brice) home, ca. late-1940's Drawing is a continuous activity for me. Increasingly I feel that I want to act upon any idea or image that passes through my mind. I want to grasp it, to mark it. I also find that one drawing begets another, [...]

Themes & Motifs of Brice Art

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Howard F. Fox, William Brice 2010-11 Drawing Exhibition, LA Louver Gallery. …In the final analysis, William Brice remains a singular practitioner, a unique creative eminence within the galaxy of late modern art, astutely aware of his contemporaries’ endeavors and accomplishments, yet ever following his own intellect and intuition.  He undertook a personal journey in his [...]

The Painting of William Brice

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Artist Tom Wudl with Brice’s Untitled, 1978 Oil on canvas, 116 x 92 in. Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR Museum Purchase: Contemporary Art Fund (2011.149) WB78-004 What I want to say about this painting…is that it could easily be misunderstood to the uninitiated. We…see technical mastery in this line. This line in order to make [...]

William Brice’s Surprising Journey in Art

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Artist, Tom Wudl with two Brice paintings, Rock Composition I and Rock Composition III, produced in 1947 when Brice was just 26. This is the beginning. Here are the stones. And, what’s particularly poignant about this painting is that kind of deep devotion…this young artist has to this imagery. He’s not only looking at these [...]

PRESIDENT’S WELCOME TO WILLIAMBRICE.ORG

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I have tended to live in such a way that I could concentrate and that I could, in a sense, immerse myself in what I was doing.  My accompanying activity was teaching...[It] was a way for me to do something that I really believe in very strongly, which has to do with the participation in [...]