NEW YORK, NY.- Christopher Winter's singular paintings remind us that, once upon a time, art and magic emerged simultaneously, indeed were one and the same. Caves in the Paleolithic era were not clean, well-lighted spaces, and cave paintings were not viewed in the detached, observer-and-observed way we now regard art. They were magic in which viewers were participants. The first paintings were likely experienced as genuinely living entities, gateways into the spirit-world, the mind's own terra incognita.
Christopher Knight reviews "Phenomenal: California Light, Space, Surface," the survey of 1960s Light & Space art at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Read Post
This week’s Modern Art Notes Podcast features Terry Winters, who is showing collages and eleven new paintings at New York’s Matthew Marks Gallery. The exhibition is on view through April 14. Winters is arguably the most influential ... Read Post