The backstory: Poons and Taylor

In the NYSun, Stephen Maine writes that the absence of an artistic vanguard makes everything old new again. “Among the wildly disparate features of today’s art-world landscape, two modes of pictorial thought with venerable lineages have recently re-emerged: materials-oriented abstract painting, and a linear approach to the investigation of the third dimension that may conveniently … read more… “The backstory: Poons and Taylor”

No Comments

NYTimes Art in Review: Martin, Bradford, Poons

“Chris Martin,” (click through for good set of images) Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY. Through March 1. Roberta Smith: “It makes sense that Mr. Martin had his first solo show in 1988. Although he rightfully counts the painters Alfred Jensen and Forrest Bess among his inspirations, his style might be called ’80s mongrel; a … read more… “NYTimes Art in Review: Martin, Bradford, Poons”

No Comments

Larry Poons exuberance

“Larry Poons,” Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London. Through Oct. 1o. Jonathan Jones in The Guardian reports: “There’s life and exuberance here that younger painters, who are often ensnared by the murderous rules of an art world fundamentally hostile to what painting is, rarely achieve….There won’t be any more legacy of abstract expressionism, the great avant garde … read more… “Larry Poons exuberance”

No Comments