This was an artist who approached his singular craft with equal measures of exuberance and precision.
Television artist Bob Ross just wanted to share his love of painting with viewers. His business partners had other ideas.
It’s hard to adequately describe what a momentous exhibition this is.
Dull, flat, and boring, with no discernible personality, the Olympics 2020 graphics made no impact on anyone other than, perhaps, its creator/developers and maybe a (very) few members of the host committee.
The painter Albert Pinkham Ryder points a way towards materials, not just as a means or a substrate, but as a phenomenology, as a basis for a reflective life.
This wonderfully eclectic show is a post-pandemic invitation to forge new connections and open up fresh conversations.
Recently, a number of public artworks have been charged with memorializing ghosts or “specters” of the past.
Perhaps we need to call on Sherlock Holmes in order to resolve the 31-year old “no end in sight” Gardner heist?
“Figures of Speech” is a kind of aesthetic/political injection: its messages are put across by pieces that seamlessly blend a number of genres, including sculpture, music, graphics, and film.
Overall, “Remember the Ladies” is a love letter to an era and to a cheerful vision of painting.