Donald Kuspit, considering Steven Assael’s paintings at Forum Gallery, writes about realism at artnet: “It seems to me that there are at least four kinds of realism (no less): (1) na�ve or observational realism, which assumes that the world is what it appears to be, that is, that reality is […]
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Ary Stillman: Rewriting art history on his behalf
In the Jewish Herald-Voice, Aaron Howard declares that history is harsh to painters. “In certain periods of art history, a few celebrity painters get the recognition, either because their art is appealing or their lives are intriguing. Consider the abstract expressionists, for example. The names Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko […]
From the archives: Donald Kuspit on Sean Scully
On artnet, Donald Kuspit’s erudite review of Sean Scully’s show (Sept. 26, 2006-Jan. 15, 2007) at NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. For anyone interested in art criticism, it’s worth a (re)read. Read more.