July 24, 2013, 8:15am
After George Zimmerman’s recent acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case, I, Iike many, felt a sense of helplessness and dismay. On the one hand, the ruling was not altogether surprising, but on the other, the very fact that the innocent verdict is even remotely un-shocking has stirred feelings of further disillusionment, sadness, anger, and disappointment. - Ellen C. Caldwell, Los Angeles Contributor
Byron Bradley | “Trayvon," digital, 5400 x 2700 pixels, 7/14/2013, Courtesy of the artist.
July 23, 2013, 8:30am
There have been a number of big days for New American Paintings over the past twenty years, but this may very well be the biggest. Today, we are pleased to present our new web site, which has been in top-secret development for a number of months. This site is both a capsule of the publication’s entire history, and, more importantly, the beachhead for our increasingly digital future.