Rosie Lee Tomkins’s amazing, crazy quilts have gone virtual at BAMPFA! Continue reading Review: Rosie Lee Tomkins’s Quilts at BAMPFA
I have always admired artists who excel at the poetry of line, who can breathe life into an image with just a few eloquent, economical strokes. Lauren Halsey is such an artist. Continue reading Review: Lauren Halsey Mythologizes a South Central L.A. Community
Seeing the debate over Confederate statues resurface has me thinking about Mark Bradford’s Pickett Charge piece at the Hirschhorn Museum in Washington DC. Continue reading Mark Bradford, Pickett’s Charge, and confronting the “Lost Cause” Narrative in Art.
This is a loose translation of the review of my show by Isabelle Girard de Soucanton in Die Rheinpfalz. I have to say she has my work and intentions pretty well pegged, so I could not be happier. Here is the original German article Continue reading Critical Review: “A Last Look Without the Pain of Farewell”
This weekend I had a chance to watch The 100 Years show, a short documentary streaming on Netflix about the minimalist painter Carmen Herrera. I highly recommend it to anyone, and not just to those interested in abstract art. This was a woman who followed her passion every day for decades, despite being resigned to anonymity due to her gender and also, perhaps, her Cuban-American heritage. There is something pure … Continue reading What if You Created Art for Decades and No One Cared?