Monthly Archives: September 2009

Sculpture Lessons – a short story

Sculpture Lessons It’s sixth hour at the high school. That translates into roughly twelve-thirty in the afternoon in real-world time. At midday the sun sears the pavement outside the windows of the Fine Arts Department at a school in a … Continue reading

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The End of History

  What happened to the big ideas of progress of the 19th and 20th centuries? — the visions of Utopia, and the classless society? The futurethat was envisioned is now the present, and it is both worse and, in many … Continue reading

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About the artist, Peter ILLIG

Peter Illig is originally from New York and has been an artist and teacher in Colorado for 30 years. He is represented by Walker Fine Art in Denver and has been a member of artist co-ops such as Pirate Contemporary … Continue reading

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Interview with Peter Illig, 2006

 Interviewed in 2006 about then current work, entitled “The Logic of Dreams.”  Large 62 foot drawing, shown at Pirate Gallery, Denver. 1.What artist most inspires your work? Big influences are James Rosenquist, Mark Tansey. Lesser influences are Picasso, David Salle. 2. Are … Continue reading

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Shadows of a Dream – “Life on Earth” -Pirate Gallery, Denver

Artist’s Statement These drawings are analogies for human emotions and experiences. And thinking of several things at once. Once upon a time, the task of the artist was to portray and interpret the ‘real world.’ Now it is to discern … Continue reading

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Passage

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Crisis of Painting

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