Jamie Kirkland seeks to evoke a sense of limitless space, of expansiveness, stillness and calm in her paintings. Her work has been described as "minimalist abstract landscape." Kirkland desires to speak to the viewer through simplicity and by reducing the landscape to shapes and forms, much the same way a poet expresses an idea in three lines of haiku.
A SAUNA WITH AN OBSERVATION DECK, DREAMED UP AT A DESIGNERS' RETREAT
One extraordinary (and totally nonessential) space. This month: a tar-covered hut for warming up, and winding down, in the center of a Swedish island.
R E A D
SIGNATURE COCKTAIL #44: SMOKED TEQUILA ICE
Smoky, spicy, and deceptively sophisticated, today's cocktail is a tastebud-tingling dance of fire and ice.
D R I N K
#5: MINIMALISM TO THE MAX
Jo Baer and Donald Judd made art that explores the relationship between colors or objects and space -- and Abbi discovers there's more to simplicity than meets the eye.