Barry Nemett on Robert Rauschenberg

All looked pleasant enough near the foot but, like a dramatic plot twist, everything closer to the bed’s head looked war-torn, tortured.

Painters on Paintings is a conversation between contemporary artists and their influences across time.

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Brian Alfred on Jo Baer

Its minimal linear elements raced around the side of the canvas and played with my expectations of where paint would normally be.

Doron Langberg on Jess

When I saw “The Enamored Mage” in person I was completely transfixed. Painted with heavy impasto, the protrusions of paint gush out of the surface, some following the image, some swelling under it.

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Heide Fasnacht on Martin Kippenberger

The gizmo he depicts with slapdash but accurate strokes of orange and red is reasonable, yes, but dissolves into the vagaries of emotional weather; it does not add up to the logical structure it pretends to be.

Ruth Marten on Paul Caranicas

He’s condensed a mall into a theatre set, flattening the rich detail into a sort of Greek chorus to serve the dumb central gun shop.