Norman Lewis, Title unknown, 1953. Oil and metallic paint on canvas, 41 1/2 x 71 in. Collection of the Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey © Estate of Norman W. Lewis; Courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery LLC, New York, NY.
One nice thing about my hometown is its central location – one can go north to see art, or one can go south, so that’s what I’ve done – north to see The Clark Art Institute
in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and south to Philadelphia, to look in on a thunderous Titian
at the Philadelphia Museum of Art
, and more importantly to linger over the full-dress Norman Lewis
retrospective at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
As I am listing these shows more or less in order of their closing dates, I shall deal first with my southern journey & second, with my northern one. Read More