Inside the Studio

Visit with Anthony Cudahy

In preparation for “Heaven Inside” at Uprise Art Outpost, Anthony Cudahy shows us around his Brooklyn studio. From old chicken recipes to a portrait of Joni Mitchell, tour the painter’s studio for an inside look at his process.

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“The central question I have been focusing on is: What makes an image resonant?”

— Anthony Cudahy

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“I extend a photographic image, pushing and pulling it, so that the final painting functions more like a memory.”

— Anthony Cudahy

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“The source materials are found photographs. They are fragments, cropped and transformed. I don’t know what it is that draws me to an image or a portion of an image. There’s a spark.”

— Anthony Cudahy

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