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.
GUSTAVE CAILLEBOTTE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM
Professor Sandler locates the aesthetics and values of the New York School within the context of the postwar milieu.