George Tooker died last Sunday. Read the NYT obituary here.
Archive for March, 2011
Narrative Figuration, opening March 25, includes the work of five Cincinnati-area painters: Robert Anderson, Daniel O’Connor (and here), Tim Parsley, Emil Robinson and Tina Tammaro. Curated by Daniel Brown. More info here.
Shown above: Emil Robinson, Man With Storage, oil on canvas, 60 x 50″, 2011.
Over at Huffington Post, James Elkins writes about his pick for most beautiful painting in the world. There’s a moral to story, the typical Elkins anti-Aesop’s moral that comes in the form of a question, about the responsibility of scholarship. I’m sure that’s interesting to all of us, though it’s frankly hard to do anything other than just drool over the plentiful detail images accompanying the essay.