Dan Colen Offering Avant-Grade Art Class for Children

Examining two gum paintings by Dan Colen included in his Gagosian New York show in 2010, Times co-chief art critic Roberta Smith wrote that “you may even begin to wonder about the kind of painter Mr. Colen might become if he ever decides to grow up.” (It was a pretty scathing review and noted in passing that “juvenile nastiness… informs everything here.”) Read More