In depth review of the semiotician’s pointed pamphlet on the end of art criticism
The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today at the Museum of Modern Art, through November 1
Where should we locate Kentridge’s sequential, continuous drawing within the eye-popping history of drawn animation?
I don’t know how one can love Watteau without somehow making him one’s contemporary.
Paint Made Flesh at the Phillips Collection, and other shows this summer, reveal a love affair between a material painters use and the material all of us are.
This essay is an extract from A Memoir of Creativity: abstract painting, politics and the media, 1956-2008 published by iUniverse, 2009. The book unites art theory, politics, journalism and personal memoir. At its heart lies the author’s theory of abstract art, that instead of being non-representational, it constitutes a “multireferential” form of representation.
Professor Sandler locates the aesthetics and values of the New York School within the context of the postwar milieu.
GIORGIO MORANDI: Resistence and Persistence BY SEAN SCULLY On the occasion of Giorgio Morandi 1890-1964 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, September 16 to December 14, 2008, we post abstract painter Sean Scully’s 2005 essay on his Italian forebear. This essay was first published in Sean ScullyResistance and Persistence: Selected Writings Edited by Florence Ingleby, (Merrell,…