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John Scofield
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Artist, Designer, Builder
Artist, Designer, Builder

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Robert Motherwell in Provincetown, MA and Greenwich, CT
In 1977 I spent the late spring, summer and early fall working for Robert Motherwell in Provincetown, MA. I would work for him all day, then fish for striped bass and blues all night. You have to be 27 years old to keep that sort of schedule up. We worked h...

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A New Bronze and Cherry Coffee Table / Bench
This is a coffee table / bench design that I have recently completed. It is made out of a thick American cherry wood with a sculptural bronze leg at one end. There is a great deal of textural balance employed to give the piece extra interest. For instance, ...

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Article and Interview
L-R: John Scofield, Laila Pedro, Bernard Jacobson The June 2016 issue of the arts and literature magazine Brooklyn Rail will contain an interview conducted by BR Managing Editor Laila Pedro. Last month she interviewed me on my '70s memoir, Robert Motherwell...

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New Paintings 2016
Paintings on canvas, paper and panel completed in late 2015 and 2016: 'Shunde Dancers' 'Shunde Dancers' is a photo collage with acrylic paint on panel. Dimensions are H. 16" x W. 12" x D. 1". Signed:     JES         '16 I took this photograph of traditional...

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My New Book: 'Robert Motherwell, In the Studio'
'Robert Motherwell, In the Studio' by John E. Scofield, 2015, front and rear of jacket. I started writing this book in 1995 as an essay on crafts and art. Since then it has turned into -'morphed' as they say - a book on the Abstract Expressionist painter Ro...

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Spring Sculptures and a Cherry Wood Bench
New Sculptures, winter 2014 through spring 2015. L-R: 'Gold Head' 2015; 'Head' 2014; '3 Stripe Head' 2015; 'Mallard' 2015; 'Relief Head' in oak, 2015; 'Cheongsam' 2015. These are all carved and painted wood sculptures that I have made in the last few months...

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These are paintings with a photography component; historical and atavistic.

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Painting on paper with photographs.

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Paintings with Photographs
~ As many readers who follow this blog know, for years I have been making abstract paintings on paper in a very small-sized format, about 15 by 11 inches. But in 2014 I began to combine photographs with paintings. These are a little bigger; 19" x 13". This ...
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