Gary Stephan on Paul Cezanne

Picasso said of Cezanne: “He is the father of us all.” In this essay I want to take the “us” expansively.

Philip Pearlstein on Piero della Francesca

Yet it seemed to me to provide a kind of grammar of pictorial invention, parallel to the grammatical constructions of language that adventurous poets play with…

Mark Greenwold on Jack Levine

Greenbergian Modernism… has put nails in the coffins of all sorts of serious and interesting representational artists for most of my lifetime.