Painting with Pills
Saturday, February 19, 2005
For some art critics, calling a painter’s work "beautiful" is a subtle dis while calling a work “decorative” is a total slap in the face. But Fred Tomaselli’s work is decorative. It is also beautiful, smart and provocative. Tomaselli covers his canvases with beautiful arcs, ovals and swirls that he creates with medicine — actual, colorful pills by the thousands. Trey Kay took a closer look the artist and his work.