Ben Mickelson
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • United States
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An arboreal hypothesis

"Curator’s Comment:   The swift white movement in the piece entitled an arboreal hypothesis belies the use of traditional oil media and suggests the visual static of a digital projection or film.  In this way the piece is reminiscent…"
Dec 5, 2016
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Manhole

"Curator’s Comments:   I can’t stop looking at this painting. There’s a brushy, surreal quality to the image that abstracts and softens the surprising scene.  The extreme tilt of the grassy horizon on the left side of the…"
Nov 18, 2014
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Oct 2, 2014
Ben Mickelson replied to Rhea O'Neill's discussion 'finding my way......Critique please.' in the group NEW! Art Critique Gallery and Forum
"Peter Doig does some similar things with nature vs. civilization.  It might be fun to look at his paintings. "
Jul 25, 2012
Ben Mickelson replied to Andrew Schlageter's discussion 'is the subject recognizable as what it is?' in the group NEW! Art Critique Gallery and Forum
"I still don't see a whale, even after reading your description.  I see a mad crow struggling under the weight of a goldfish.  I don't think the tree helps if you are dealing with ocean life.  Interesting piece though."
Jul 25, 2012
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Jul 25, 2012
Ben Mickelson replied to Ray DeBaun's discussion 'Please critique' in the group NEW! Art Critique Gallery and Forum
"It is a nice piece, perhaps reminiscent of early Frank Stella.  Once you break with the rect·an·gu·lar·i·ty of a traditional painting, a whole world of possibilities opens.  I might consider constructing…"
Dec 20, 2011
Ben Mickelson replied to Eric Beavers's discussion 'Anyone have some suggestions on other ways to represent distance for this type of painting?' in the group NEW! Art Critique Gallery and Forum
"My apologies, I meant 'She's right'."
Dec 9, 2011
Ben Mickelson replied to Eric Beavers's discussion 'Anyone have some suggestions on other ways to represent distance for this type of painting?' in the group NEW! Art Critique Gallery and Forum
Dec 8, 2011
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I paint ideas. 

My art is a way to rediscover the familiar. 

The painting records a visual record of an internal dialog. 

It is a visual journey of reflection.

www.benmickelson.com

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At 4:29pm on May 31, 2009, Brian Statom said…
Ben, ya got some cool stuff here. Give us some more.
 
 
 

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2017 Great Lakes Drawing Biennial

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Napoleon Gallery’ Solo Exhibition Opportunity

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Transformation: Social

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