Taylor’s paintings emphasize that golf and horse racing, though once exclusively activities for privileged white men, depended on the support of men who were almost invariably Black.
From depictions of his mother to his closest friends, Niles’s canvases illustrate a willful vulnerability to ruminate on the profound relationships in his life.
Alice Neel: People Come First yielded a work I had never seen and that I will never unsee.
It seems to me that Soutine’s complete lack of interest in the cubists’ desire for order was exactly what appealed to de Kooning.
After finding success in England, Forge walked away from everything he knew how to do and started over.
Paint’s materiality has a capacity to release meaning into the work, to underscore our vulnerable bodily presence in the world and time.
Emily Pettigrew and Aubrey Levinthal are two painters who have much in common, but their differences run deeper and are more telling.
If Philip Guston wanted everyone, including himself, to leave his studio, Franklin Evans seems to be inviting everyone in.
Jean-Michel Basquiat painted the portrait in 1985, on the door of a Dallas apartment where he was staying.
Bathed in unnatural colors, Cudahy’s portraits carry an oneiric atmosphere.
Jason Stopa’s desire to infuse his paintings with joy mixes sophistication and innocence without privileging either one.
The French artist’s decision to stop painting in 2011 grew out of her work’s internal logic.