Take Five invites previously featured artists on Progress Report to present the work
of five artists they admire, draw inspiration from, and would like to share.

Karl Benjamin
b. 1925, Chicago, lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

#7, 1970
oil on canvas, 57" x 57"

#2, 1985
oil on canvas, 60" x 60"

Karl Benjamin paintings from 1969 to 1971
August 31 – September 25, 2009
Claremont Graduate University Art Department
- photo credit Art Whirled

Ben Degen
b. 1976, Brooklyn, lives and works in New York City.

Fish, 2010
oil on linen over panel, 36" x 54"

Plan B, 2009
pencil and colored pencil on paper, 10" x 15"

Golden Room, 2009
oil on canvas, 40" x 60"

Josh Marsh
b. 1973, Bryn Mawr, PA, lives and works in West Chester, PA.

Bedside, 2010
oil on panel, 30" x 35"

Pitcher (square), 2008
oil on panel, 16" x 16"

Pitcher (dodecagon), 2008
oil on panel, 15" x 17"

Kim Reinhardt
Lives and works in New York City.

Blue Boi, 2009
oil on canvas

Prey 1, 2009
silkscreen and mixed media on canvas

My Friend Fear, 2009
silkscreen print and tye dye

Mindy Shapero
b. Louisville, KY, lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Inversion (Seventh Wonder), 2007-08
wood, gold leaf, acrylic, and color aid paper strips, 20" x 10" x 9"

The moment all the universes opened up to more,
simultaneously right before they disappear into thin air
, 2006
wood, masonite, epoxy, acrylic, and acrylic coated paper,
40" x 25" x 25"

The infinite truths of flatterland (sleeping with the
sounds up to eye level, wide open)
, 2006
wood, ceramic, mosaic, paper mache, acrylic, foam,
epoxy and gold leaf, 49" x 37" x 27"

Nichole van Beek - 10.07.10.