It seems to me that Soutine’s complete lack of interest in the cubists’ desire for order was exactly what appealed to de Kooning.
“The Carcass and the Canvas” and Other Chaim Soutine Stories
If there is a single point of agreement in the posthumous literature on Chaim Soutine, it is that the Lithuanian-born Jewish artist is surrounded by legend.
A Master of the Flesh and Painter of the Soul
Ivan Albright represents a deeply transcendent, even Platonic, idea of the soul, although one could be forgiven for missing it among the mercilessly unglamorous bodies of his figures.
Chatting Soutine, Still Life Painting, and Bravura Brushstrokes
The Jewish Museum hosts a conversation about Soutine’s gestural painting and still lifes, moderated by Hyperallergic’s John Yau.
Painterly Visions of Being All Too Human
At best, All Too Human shows well known artists at an intriguing new angle and revisits lesser known names, but at worst makes some perplexing curatorial choices which defy its own set of rules, stretching relevance through some optimistic inclusions.
The Cautionary Tales of Dead Birds Fashioned from Textiles
Tamara Kostianovsky’s exhibition at Y Gallery features sculptures of butchered fowl made from salvaged fabric.
Looking at 2011 Art Basel Miami Beach Through the Prism of One Influential Painter
MIAMI — With Soutine in mind, and the world’s best galleries around me, I culled a few great works by mostly 1950s US artists that have Soutine in mind.