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: Art Green and Josh Smith

“Josh Smith: Currents,” Luhring Augustine, New York, NY. Through March 14. (Note: The paintings look better as JPEGs than they do in the gallery.) Ken Johnson: “Josh Smith made his mark about five years ago with sloppy paintings and drawings based on the letters of his name. He has also exhibited so-called palette paintings: small, … read more… “NY Times Art in Review: Art Green and Josh Smith”

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