Whatever the Supreme Court determines will alter the world of artists, writers, and musicians for decades to come, a world that has already been dealt a financial blow by the economic pressures of the internet.
Book Review: “As It Turns Out” — Not Enough About Edie and Andy
Alice Sedgwick Wohl has a disturbing tendency throughout the book to back away from her points even as she makes them, as if afraid she will find herself trapped in some politically incorrect cul de sac or just a bad neighborhood.
Book Review: “Warhol” — Pop Art’s Timeless Impresario
Accessible to the art-loving novice, Blake Gopnik’s Warhol suggests that his subject’s marketing genius doesn’t have a time limit.
Visual Arts Review: Jack Shainman Gallery: The School — “Basquiat x Warhol”
Perhaps this review is an autopsy for which I offer an apology.
Fuse Commentary: The Value of Browsing and Discovering That the “Shit Must Stop”
Sometime you go in search of one thing, and you stumble upon something else. And maybe that newly discovered thing is something wonderful.
Visual Arts Review: “Andy Warhol by the Book” — How to Read the King of Pop Art
The strong connections between Andy Warhol’s early drawings and his later Pop-pieces become clear as you walk through the exhibition.
Visual Arts Review: The Young Have Come Down With “Warhol Mania”
In 1957, Women’s Wear Daily called Andy Warhol “the Leonardo da Vinci of the shoe trade.”
Visual Arts Review: Jamie Wyeth at Boston’s MFA — Liberally Peppered with Shlock
Awe-striking passages of deft realism are easy to find throughout the show. Wholly satisfying paintings, resolved from edge to edge and full of convincing purpose, are not.
Visual Arts Commentary: Alex Katz — Superficiality Equals Profundity?
Through July 29th, the MFA in Boston is presenting “Alex Katz Prints.” Time to take a look at Arts Fuse Critic Franklin Einspruch’s thoughts on the artist, posted about an exhibition of Katz’s paintings at the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine.
Book Review: All About Art (except the art)
Mostly, Richard Polsky writes entertainingly about the art world in the American vernacular: cash. i sold Andy Warhol. (too soon) by Richard Polsky. other press, 288 pages, $23.95. Reviewed by Peter Walsh “The nature of the art business is that it’s filled with pettiness and jealousy…” complains art dealer Richard Polsky early in his new […]