Report from the Front

Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. Published in hard copy 5-7 times a year. New shows: "events;" hard-copy rates & how to support the online edition: "works."

EASTERN & WESTERN NONCONFORMISTS

November 2, 2011

Tags: Leonardo da Vinci, David Levine, Gui Changshi, Gui Zhuang

David Levine (American, 1926-2009). Claes Oldenburg. 1969. Pen and black ink, 9 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches (23.5 x 17.5 cm). Collection of Philip H. Isles
“THE ART OF DISSENT”

At the moment, there are just too many good shows at The Metropolitan Museum of Art for me to review them all (or for that matter, even get around to seeing them). In all seven of the galleries normally devoted to the Met’s own collection of Chinese (more…)