Richard Serra, Bully with a Beret

Dropping by the Richard Serra show at Gagosian brought to mind a Vanity Fair article. It compiled a list of the top Six Artists alive today. Here are the results:        The Most-Voted-for Artists Gerhard Richter: 24 votes Jasper Johns: 20 votes Richard Serra: 19 votes Bruce Nauman: 17 votes Cindy Sherman: 12 Read more about Richard Serra, Bully with a Beret[…]

Balthus Paints Lolita

“I am thinking of aurochs and angels, the secret of durable pigments, prophetic sonnets, the refuge of art. And this is the only immortality you and I may share, my Lolita.” –Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita (1955)  Entering the Balthus show at the Met we were rudely confronted by a sign. It warned us that this exhibition may be Read more about Balthus Paints Lolita[…]