Soaring forms engender a fearless sense of conquest
In his debut art show the septuagenerian poet shows wittily and nihilistically twisted truisms
“September Issue” star Anna Wintour is coaxed into shedding her trademark shades
Suzan Frecon, currently showing works on paper at David Zwirner, was reviewed at the 2010 Whitney Biennial,
Poem and artwork unfold as twin scrolls.
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.
Features the poems “Bricks,” “Back,” and “Breath”
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.