Art in Context

Andrew Wyeth at Adelson Galleries

I approach Andrew Wyeth’s work circumspectly, in order to tease apart and separate the art from the commodity.

Rousseau and Nineteenth-Century Landscape Painting
at the Morgan

There are a couple of exhibitions of nineteenth-century landscape painting now on view at the Morgan Library & Museum.

Egon Schiele’s Portraits

A master of the unbroken contour, Schiele could suggest the living swells and valleys of a figure so dexterously that any elaboration by means of value would have been, well, academic.

Masterpieces from Edinburgh at the Frick

A lot of us will never get to Edinburgh, but a choice piece of Scotland is visiting New York: Masterpieces from the Scottish National Gallery has opened at the Frick.

Pollock’s Mural, Art, and This Artist

"For me, with Pollock's Mural, I was looking at something that had been created that was about art, that was about itself, that could be its own reference." —Bruce Dorfman

    Art does not reproduce the visible; rather, it makes visible. — Paul Klee