Eric Hesse: Someone Else’s Light

Eric Hesse: Someone Else’s Light

Someone Else’s Light ​These unpeopled portraits explore the mutability of the monumental. The subjects struggle to maintain their formal identity against a number of threats: light, darkness, chaos, decay, and, most insidious of all, mundanity. Artist Statement  Hesse...
Dying Buildings, Living Stones at Gallery EDIT

Dying Buildings, Living Stones at Gallery EDIT

A lovely rainy day in Richmond Virginia, a great collaboration with the staff at Hillside Missions, a wonderful happy hour dinner at Tarrant’s, a lot of good conversations at the opening last Friday night, a three hour show of an amazing assortment of live...
Dying Buildings, Living Stones

Dying Buildings, Living Stones

Walter Benjamin, a German Jewish philosopher of the 20th century, purchased a drawing of Paul Klee’s in 1921 called “Angelus Novus.”   Benjamin lived through the First World War.  He took his life during the Second, shortly after being arrested for...

ABOUT THE WORK

An exhibition of work at the Beebe Estate Art Gallery, called Living Stones. These paintings are about tablets of stone; about the human heart, a written letter veiled by an envelope to hide glory within, and veiled for a short time from both war and glory without....