September 10 to November 29, 2009
I don’t know how one can love Watteau without somehow making him one’s contemporary.
Paint Made Flesh at the Phillips Collection, and other shows this summer, reveal a love affair between a material painters use and the material all of us are.
Features the poems “Bricks,” “Back,” and “Breath”
This essay is an extract from A Memoir of Creativity: abstract painting, politics and the media, 1956-2008 published by iUniverse, 2009. The book unites art theory, politics, journalism and personal memoir. At its heart lies the author’s theory of abstract art, that instead of being non-representational, it constitutes a “multireferential” form of representation.
GUSTAVE CAILLEBOTTE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM
Linda Daniels at A.M. Richard Fine Art
Robert C. Morgan at Björn Ressle Gallery
Professor Sandler locates the aesthetics and values of the New York School within the context of the postwar milieu.