Adams’s imaginative recreation of our everyday surroundings in her paintings is a reminder of how fleeting and transmutable the material world can be.
David Richard Gallery
Dean Fleming Paints the Fourth Dimension
Fleming’s geometric paintings are not the Minimalism of Greenberg and Judd, with their insistence on flatness and the elimination of space in painting.
Thornton Willis’s Aversion to Perfection
The openness of Willis’s art suggests that he does not believe that painting needs to attain visual perfection; painting is a process that does not search for closure.
Getting to Know an Overlooked Pioneer of Bay Area Abstraction
The art world has paid attention to other artists from the same era, but we have not done the same with Sonia Gechtoff, and it is time that we did.
Stephen Pusey’s Remarkable Calligraphic Abstractions
Pusey’s cursive marks sit in that zone where writing becomes drawing and vice versa.
John Mendelsohn’s Paintings of Radiating and Falling Light
The change in hue and density from painting to painting struck me as simultaneously methodical and intuitive.
What Do We Mean When We Say “Postwar American Art”?
The Filipino-American artist Leo Valledor has never quite received his deserved place in the history of Postwar American art, especially as that story is told in New York.
A Forgotten Painter and Her Visionary Abstraction
During her lifetime, Sonia Gechtoff was feted on the West Coast and for many years showed her work in New York, but the art world has yet to adequately address her achievement.