"Mr Postman, do you have a letter for me? Mr Postman, do you have a letter for me? A letter for me From my own true love Lost at sea Lost at sea" - the decemberists
1. "Cheim & Read is pleased to announce Landline, an exhibition of six
new paintings by the Irish-American painter Sean Scully. Begun in 2013,
Scully’s Landline series resonates with newfound urgency and freedom.
Thick horizontal bands of subtly-layered color provide his compositions
with rhythmic pulse, while the interactions between striations of paint
bristle with energy. Though reminiscent of the physical landscapes which
inspired them, Scully’s canvases are activated by an emotional and
The retrospective, Follow the Heart: The Art of Sean Scully 1964–2014,
curated by Philp Dodd will be on view at the Himalayas Art Museum in
Shanghai until January 25. This exhibition will travel to the CAFA
Museum in Beijing from March 13–April 23. Scully is the first western
abstract artist to have a museum tour in China. Scully also has major
upcoming exhibitions at Pinacoteca do Estado in São Paulo from April
11–J uly 11 and at the Palazzo Falier in Venice from May 9–November 22."
David John is co-founder of DISC Interiors in Los Angeles. This is his personal journal, a collection of conversations with friends, makers, and artists, as well as his photographs. You Have Been Here Sometime. Feel free to contact: david ( at ) discinteriors.com