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Jackson Pollock: A Critique of His Achievement

426.1980

by Jonathan Goodman

Jackson Pollock (American, 1912-1956). The Flame. c. 1934-38. Oil on canvas, mounted on fiberboard, 20 1/2” x 30” (51.1 x 76.2 cm). The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Enid A. Haupt Fund, 1980 © 2016 Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

It seems as if the Museum of Modern Art in New York organizes a show of Pollock about every two years or … Continue reading »

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Closing Time: Part I

Ricky Powell, Cindy, date unknown. (image courtesy of artist

“In spite of his success, or perhaps because of it, Ricky remains first and foremost a New Yorker with a camera, as likely to shoot a puking homeless guy in Washington Square Park as he is Fran Lebowitz leaving a Tribeca restaurant. Regardless of who is on the other side of the lens, his photographs are seductive because of his candid ability to incite and then capture the “chemical connection” … Continue reading »

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The Crux: A Conversation with Shane McAdams (Part V: Roots)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 46 (PIT MINE), 2011, oil, acrylic, jade glue on canvas over panel, 48 x 48 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Shane McAdams, SYNTHETIC LANDSCAPE 46 (PIT MINE), 2011, oil, acrylic, jade glue on canvas over panel, 48 x 48 inches (image courtesy of the artist)

Lynn Maliszewski: Where do you think the adult practicality you’ve attained interacts with your creativity now?

Shane McAdams: I was trying to figure out what creativity is and why a while ago. You know all these people that are clever or smart and manage to … Continue reading »

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