I try to speak of a love that not necessarily romantic. I think there is so much love between people and so much love people want to give but it’s harder and harder these days to show that, to celebrate that, you know?
Women today are dealing with both their independence and also the fact that their lives are built around finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with.
It took me twenty years to get Steven Parrino’s work. From the time I first saw his art, in the mid-eighties, I almost always dismissed it as mannered, Romantic, formulaic, conceptualist-formalist heavy-metal boy-art abstraction.
Wine comes in at the mouth And love comes in at the eye That’s all we shall know for truth Before we grow old and die.