Another World: Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition

Alice Neel, “Degenerate Madonna,” (1930), Oil on canvas. 31 × 24 inches. © The Estate of Alice Neel, courtesy David Zwirner, New York. Although there was a no censorship policy, Neel’s painting, above, was deemed inappropriate at the inaugural exhibition and was turned toward the wall when a nearby Church complained. My story in the … read more… “Another World: Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition”

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A short fall preview

In addition to the historically lowbrow but intriguing Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit on Labor Day weekend (look for my article about the show in the next issue of The Rail), here are a few exhibitions I’m looking forward to this fall. Thomas Hart Benton “The Artists’ Show, Washington Square, New York,” 1946 Oil and … read more… “A short fall preview”

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