Jules Olitski, Escorial Mystery, 1991. Acrylic on canvas, 68 1/2 x 60 inches (174 x 152 cm), (c)Estate of Jules Olitski/Licensed by VAGA, New York NY.
At Paul Kasmin
in Chelsea, two shows are blooming. The first, at 293 Tenth Avenue, is “Alexander the Great: The Iolas Gallery 1955-1987,”
and the second, at 515 West 27th Street, is “Jules Olitski: Mitt Paintings”
(both through April 19). There’s a connection between the two, though at first it may be hard to fathom, given the apparent differences between the two. Read More