Measuring Marlene Dumas

Roberta Smith on Marlene Dumas: “The consistency of this show suggests an artist who settled too early into a style that needs further development. Stasis is disguised by shifting among various charged subjects that communicate gravity in shorthand. Ms. Dumas’s painting is only superficially painterly. The photographic infrastructure is usually too close to the surface, … read more… “Measuring Marlene Dumas”

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David Hockney update

Time’s critic/blogger Richard Lacayo chats with David Hockney about his living situation, designing theater sets, landscape painting, the big British press and more.“Lacayo: When I saw you two years ago you thought you might be involved with landscape painting for just a year, a single cycle of four seasons. But obviously you’ve stayed with it.Hockney: … read more… “David Hockney update”

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Callum Innes: the painter’s process

Callum Innes ‘From Memory’ Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge. through Sept. 23. Organized by The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh. The exhibition was previously shown at Modern Art Oxford, and will be at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney in November 2007. Read more about the artist. Rebecca Rose reports in the Financial Times: “Callum Innes is a painter’s … read more… “Callum Innes: the painter’s process”

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