I recommend this show for Lucian Freud’s highly polished craftsmanship, but his wry game of psychological hide-and-seek is not all that satisfying.
Almost every painting here is a discovery worth making.
In Garciela Iturbide’s photographs, the living and the dying are often joined at the (exposed) skeletal hip.
How palpable is the combat in Nowhere to Hide!
The tap challenge, sometimes good natured, sometimes prickly, is at the heart of both of these remarkable documentaries.
What follows is a succession of images and tableaux static enough to make Michelangelo Antonioni look like an action-movie director.
A face-off between these two artists is ridiculous because picking a favorite is pointless.
Matisse said his objects were his “working library,” sources to mine for formal qualities and their ability to evoke an emotional response.
We are given a priceless opportunity to see how Matisse’s mind worked and the ways his creative process unfolded.
This is the largest exhibition of Botticelli paintings ever mounted in North America. Bigger may not always be better, but this is a gorgeous show.