Last night at the Gagosian Gallery’s opening reception for Gregory Crewdson’s latest photography series Sanctuary, a humbly dressed A.O. Scott seemed slightly out of place as the Upper East Side types packed the room.
Mr. Scott will host a Times Talks panel with Mr. Crewdson in October and, at the artist’s invitation, penned an essay Read More
Edging Toward Abstraction:
The Figure Depicted and Denied
The last thing I want to do, in writing about the paintings of Philip Pearlstein, is to reinforce the canard that there’s no difference between representation and abstraction. There are people who believe it, you know, and the belief has some basis in truth. Painters of Read More
Anna Gaskell was standing in a group of friends at the Mary Boone Gallery on the evening of Jan. 9. A beautiful blonde with wholesome, fresh looks, Ms. Gaskell, 28, was one of six young photographers featured in an exhibition that opened that night. The glossy color photograph she contributed is a mysterious, fervid tableau: Read More