“I have been looking at this painting and receiving relief like a cool drink on a hot day.”
Pursuing a web of leads, Kari Marboe attempts to recreate a Daniel Rhodes sculpture for Mills College Art Museum. On view Jan 22-March 15.
BEXHILL-ON-SEA, England — Liveness is a difficult quality to prescribe in a work of art. But to borrow a phrase from an obscenity trial, you will know it when you see it. This is especially true when the medium is painting. It is alive, yes, but it is not always so vital as in the current show, I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart, at De La Warr Pavilion.