The work of Clark should remind us of all the interesting things going on in painting in the 1970s, even if few people were looking.
Robert Mangold’s Sense of Things
For Mangold, more than any other artist of his generation, painting is contingent, rather than self-sufficient. It is part of an active relationship.
You’re Hired! Trump Taps Steven Mnuchin, Son of Art Dealer, as Finance Chief
Yesterday, Donald Trump named his campaign finance chief: Steven Mnuchin, hedge-fund executive, controversial film financier, and son of art dealer Robert Mnuchin, whose Upper East Side gallery is currently showing a David Hammons retrospective.
Why David Hammons Might Find It Necessary to Be Elusive and Difficult
Many writers – including, most recently, Peter Schjeldahl in the venerable magazine, The New Yorker – have characterized David Hammons as “elusive” and “difficult.” According to Schjeldahl: “The artist spoke with me, bracingly and delightfully, for a column in this magazine, in 2002. He wouldn’t do so again.”
A Gutai Painter Finally Has His Moment in the West
Much attention is being focused on the paintings of the late Japanese Gutai painter and Tendai monk, Kazuo Shiraga (1924–2008), who for years has been collected throughout Europe, even as he has been virtually ignored in the United States.