Landlines (2005), the first thing you see upon entering the exhibition of paintings by Langdon Quin on display at Kraushaar Galleries Inc., is so strange and good—so aloof yet oddly gripping—that it’s too bad the gallery felt it necessary to display other examples of the artist’s recent work.
Not that there’s anything terribly wrong with Read More
Technically speaking,Robert Bauer’s works on paper, the subject of an exhibition at Forum Gallery, have to be categorized as drawings. In rendering gardens located in Santa Monica, Calif., Mr. Bauer employs a traditional medium-graphite on gessoed paper. Yet to claim any one of the pieces as drawing endows the work with a stability-indeed, a concreteness-that Read More
Of the many artists included in Freestyle , a group exhibition at the Studio Museum in Harlem a couple of years back, one of the few whose work has stayed with me is Jerald Ieans. Freestyle was an accurate and therefore saddening measure of our scattered, anything-goes Zeitgeist (if I may flog that poor word Read More