Schjeldahl hurts David Bonetti’s feelings

St. Louis Post-Dispatch art critic David Bonetti has just finished reading Seven Days in the Art World, and he isn’t happy. “Rodney Dangerfield ain’t got nothin on me. I’m a loser, baby, so why don’t you kill me. At least that’s what The New Yorker’s art critic Peter Schjeldahl implies. In discussing the role of … read more… “Schjeldahl hurts David Bonetti’s feelings”

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St Louis: Max Cole and Eva Lundsager

In the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, art critic David Bonetti picks a couple of abstract shows in St. Louis. “Max Cole is a nonobjective painter; her work is determined by the components of its making: the linen surface, the acrylic medium, the pigment restricted to tones of black and white. The image — a composition of … read more… “St Louis: Max Cole and Eva Lundsager”

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Louis Cameron in St. Louis

In the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, David Bonetti writes that initially he thought Louis Cameron’s paintings were in league with the hard-edged geometric abstraction of Mondrian, Ellsworth Kelly, and Burgoyne Diller, but then realized his approach is more conceptual. “The works from his recent ‘Tiles’ series are composed of rectangles of double squares that remind you … read more… “Louis Cameron in St. Louis”

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Strode in St. Louis

“Thaddeus Strode: Absolutes and Nothings,” curated by Sabine Eckmann and Meredith Malone. Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, MO. Through April 21. Strode’s first major museum show, the exhibition includes two dozen mixed-media paintings that conflate California surf and skateboard culture, Zen philosophy, rock music, literature, film, and comic books. In the … read more… “Strode in St. Louis”

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