Posts from April, 2020

Fons Americanus: Kara Walker at the Tate

The American artist Kara Walker poses questions about slavery’s history and legacy with a major UK commission.

“To Do Rothko Again, After Nature”: Wolf Kahn in conversation with David Cohen

An interview from 1999. Kahn passed away March 15, 2020

“Daring, Bright, Courageous”: Wolf Kahn, 1927-2020

In tribute to the great colorist, an essay from 2010 by Christina Kee and an interview from 1999 by David Cohen

A Central Place in the Academy: The Clayton Collection at PAFA

Philadelphia sees bequest of African American artists

Vera Iliatova: Over the Brooklyn Bridge to Letniy Sad (Summer Garden)

The work of earlier artists can be found in scenes from this expat Russian painter’s adolescence.

Desert Rose: Agnes Pelton at the Whitney

An American visionary whose Transcendentalist canvases hang at the shuttered museum