It's all shut up now, but "The Fullness of Color: 1960s Painting" at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum is scheduled to remain on view until August 2. And, although it has only nine paintings, four are gold-standard quality, and the five others at least offer a pretty background to those four. Read More
Report from the Front
Art criticism, sometimes with context, occasional politics. New shows: "events;" how to support the online edition: "works."
April 4, 2020
July 10, 2018
Beginning all over again, I am going to review a most remarkable & welcome exhibition at the Manhattan venue of Cavalier at 3 West 57th Street. The show is entitled “57th Street: America’s Artistic Legacy – Part I.” As nearly as I can tell, both its sculpture and more importantly its paintings were selected and hung by Ron Cavalier, co-founder and president of the gallery. This show opened on June 15th, and I am going to review what I saw when I visited it on Saturday, July 20th. Read More
June 16, 2010
Sumer is icumen in, lhude sing cuccu! It’s time for summer group shows, and two Chelsea ones have recently grabbed my interest --- one because of the largest piece in it, the other because of very nearly the smallest. Read More