LOS ANGELES — In 1988 Jed Perl, a critic in his mid-thirties who had written for Vogue, Art in America, and The New Criterion, published his first book: Paris Without End: On French Art Since World War I.
A Blood on the Moon Fierceness: Fritz Bultman’s Paintings and Collages
Artist and editor Robert Motherwell proclaimed that of all the painters of his generation, Fritz Bultman was “the one [most] drastically and shockingly underrated.” A survey of his paintings is now on view.
Single Point Perspective: The Future of Henri Matisse
I’m rarely taken aback by a Matisse. The reasons admittedly have more to do with personal taste than with aesthetic discernment, in particular an overriding interest in architectonic structure; in the “Matisseite” and “Picassoite” factions dividing Gertrude Stein’s pre-World War I salon, I would have definitely chosen the latter.