Laurie Hogin on Grant Wood

The readmission of artists like Grant Wood into high art discourses may open the door to many more types of representation, inclusive of many more places, lives, and subjectivities.

Aaron Zulpo on Anthony Cudahy

One man is found pulling leaves from a stem, as if counting down time. Another man stares longingly at a pile of petals.

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.

Yvette Gellis on Katharina Grosse

Then there is the color itself – the purity of color and the psychological effects that pure color can have not only on the eye, but also on one’s emotional states and well-being.

David Humphrey on William John Whittemore

I like thinking, though, that the painting makes a complete body out of dispersed heterogeneous parts, a complicated body constrained and subdivided by guardrails, pedestals, canvas edges, bowler hats and neckties.