September 21, 2007

Larry Poons exuberance

"Larry Poons," Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London. Through Oct. 1o. Jonathan Jones in The Guardian reports: "There's life and exuberance here that younger painters, who are often ensnared by the murderous rules of an art world fundamentally hostile to what painting is, rarely achieve....There won't be any more legacy of abstract expressionism, the great avant garde of mid-20th century America, when painters such as Poons are gone. It is like seeing the last cowboy ride off proudly into the sunset with his head held high." Read more.