Writings by Franklin Einspruch

Lois Dodd, Elliott's Place, 1993. Oil on panel, 11-3/4 x 19 inches. Courtesy of Caldbeck Gallery

Interesting for No Good Reason: Lois Dodd in Maine

A 40 year survey of real and imagined scenes at the Calbeck Gallery, Rockland, this summer


Lucian Freud, 1922-2011

We looked up to Freud as a symbol of seriousness, of investigative tenacity.

Elisabeth Condon, Woke Up To Find It Missing, 2011. Acrylic on linen, 52 x 72 inches. Courtesy of Lesley Heller Workspace, photo by Karineh Gurjian-Angelo

Paintings That Shouldn’t Work: Elisabeth Condon

Her show was at Lesley Heller, April 13 to May 15, 2011


Late Spring: Leon Kossoff at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Paintings now of view at LA Louver, Venice, California

Jane Freilicher, Light Blue Above, 2011. lithograph, 26-1/2 x 26 inches. Courtesy of Tibor de Nagy

Out of the Reach of Premeditation: New Works by Jane Freilicher

Her exhibition at Tibor De Nagy has been extended through June 3


Star-Crossed Painters: Laurie Fendrich and Peter Plagens

Husband and wife exhibitions overlap – and on St Valentine’s Day to boot.

Benicia Gantner, Ruby + Gold Waterweb, 2010. Vinyl collage on plexiglas, mounted on wood frame, 42 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Walker Contemporary, Boston

Abstraction in a Cold Climate

Kristin Baker at the MFA, Boston, and commercial gallery shows of Joanne Mattera, Imi Hwangbo and Benicia Gantner