Walter Pater famously said, “All art constantly aspires towards the condition of music.” Korman’s paintings exist in a musical state.
Harriet Korman has never wanted to become part of someone else’s story.
Just because most museums in America are still asleep at the wheel, it doesn’t mean all is lost.
Being a torch carrier wasn’t Korman’s thing.
The key to Harriet Korman’s work is drawing. However, until this exhibition, Harriet Korman: Line or Edge, Line or Color, New Paintings and Drawings, at Lennon, Weinberg she has tended to show only a few drawings at a time.