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.
Color Field, Then and Now
I fear that the visual culture in which these works were admired is now one of those distant “you had to be there” moments, which are impossible to reconstruct.
The Nourishing Relationship of Jules Olitski and Anthony Caro
An exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery offers a capsule vision of the relationship of the two artists during these formative years.