Lincoln Perry on Frank Auerbach and Marino Marini

Lincoln Perry on Frank Auerbach and Marino Marini

“Only when he no longer knows what he is doing does the painter do good things.”  – Edgar Degas The crucial words here may be “no longer.”  This implies that Degas knew at one point, or thought he knew, a way of working that he subsequently came to question.  This...
Kyle Staver on Janice Nowinski

Kyle Staver on Janice Nowinski

I get up very early in the morning.  Feed the cats, fish and tortoises.  Make my first cup of coffee. With my cup in hand, I tour my “collection” of art acquired over the years.  I read somewhere that Frick would wake in the middle of the night to roam his collection...
Sean McDonough on Steve DiBenedetto

Sean McDonough on Steve DiBenedetto

Steve DiBenedetto, REworked, 2019-2020, Oil on linen, 25 x 19 inches   In April, John Yau wrote a piece for Hyperallergic on Steve DiBenedetto’s work during isolation: “What Do Artists Need to Make Their Work?” Everything looked fantastic in situ. I wanted more and,...