Even if we believe in certain unspoken art criticism criteria that are involuntary but formed and informed by extended looking, nothing can be proved. We can always be wrong.
The intrepid painter Graham Nickson has explored a time-honored theme, the ideal world of Arcadia, making images that are, at once, entirely about the present and suggestive of traditional concepts of a pastoral, terrestrial paradise.
An exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery offers a capsule vision of the relationship of the two artists during these formative years.
The death of William Louis-Dreyfus on September 16, at 84, deprived us of a truly remarkable man.