Joseph E. Yoakum’s oozing striated landscapes in Chicago

Joseph Yoakum, “Saxonia, Passenger Ship,”1969, ink, colored pencil on paper, 12 x 19 inches, Photo courtesy Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia In Art on Paper James Yood writes that if Joseph E. Yoakum (1890–1972) had never existed, aficionados of self-taught, nonacademic, and intuitive art might have had to invent him. “His life and art fulfill so many … read more… “Joseph E. Yoakum’s oozing striated landscapes in Chicago”

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NY Times Art in Review: Kannemeyer, Quabeck, Bessone, Nilsson, Dodge

“Anton Kannemeyer: The Haunt of Fears,” Jack Shainman, New York, NY. Through May 17. Ken Johnson: “A Tintin-style painting for a Bittercomix cover shows a happy white man on safari in an antique car driven by a black servant. The car is filled with boxes labeled Texaco and Halliburton. As a machine-gun-toting black soldier stands … read more… “NY Times Art in Review: Kannemeyer, Quabeck, Bessone, Nilsson, Dodge”

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