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Two Heads of State Playing with Their Dicks

by October 24, 2017
AM Hoch, "Affairs of State," pastel on paper, 5.25 x 6.5 inches, 2017

Couples

by November 8, 2015
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GoFundMe Campaign Couples—in romantic relationships or familial ones—can be as mesmerizing as swirling eddies or a car accident. The way two humans become entwined into one beautiful mess has been explored in psychology, literature, and film, but much less so in painting.                 Read more »

GoFundMe Campaign Begins

by September 23, 2015
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GoFundMe Campaign I vacillate between terror and embarrassment about being so sick for so long; I know those feelings are not helpful, but they are real. Much of the time, I’m too exhausted to hold onto any feeling or thought for too long—a change in my brain functioning which in itself could be fascinating. Read more »

Part 2: MS, Childhood Sexual Abuse, and Artists’ Premonitions

by May 11, 2015
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  The truth is I was deeply terrified when I finally got back into my studio in 2013; after a month in the hospital and several weeks in a physical rehabilitation center, and a definitive diagnosis of MS, it would be months and months and months of slow recovery before I Read more »

Part I: Multiple Sclerosis, Childhood Sexual Abuse, and Artists’ Premonitions of Illness

by May 3, 2015
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The first sign I had of multiple sclerosis was a numbness in the middle toe of my left foot. I had been working for many hours in my studio on a hot day in August 2012—in flip-flops, climbing up and down a ladder, priming a large canvas, which it turns Read more »