In the NY Observer, Mario Naves reports that Peter Saul’s paintings at David Nolan aren’t as funny or caustic as they should be. “Bernie Madoff and his testicles make a fleeting appearance in Peter Saul�s exhibition of paintings and works-on-paper at David Nolan Gallery, and New Yorkers are poorer for […]
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Bonnard: One tough son-of-a-bitch?
Mario Naves says Bonnard (1867-1947) is an artist beloved by many, but not by all. “His luminous pictures of fruit baskets, breakfast tables and keening, afternoon light have engendered surprising rancor. Only those ‘who know nothing about the grave difficulties of art,’ wrote art critic Christian Zervos shortly after Bonnard�s […]