The hope now is not for this to end well, but simply for it to end.
The Pursuit of Art, 2016
The first painting I saw in 2016 was “Cockman Always Rises Orange” (2015): we can’t say we weren’t warned.
Take Me to the River: William Buchina’s Redemption Paintings
Buchina keeps us guessing without falling into obscurantist traps, if for no other reason than the horror he depicts is steadily being eclipsed by the horror of actual events.
The Pursuit of Art, 2015
2015 was the Year of the Whitney.
Every Picture in the World: William Buchina’s Dream Logic
William Buchina’s disquieting, enigmatic, and prodigiously complex paintings are one artist’s answer to the relentless media barrage that defines our visual culture, counteracting its torrent of images with a seemingly inexhaustible barrage of his own.