Mr. Goodrich is a painter, teacher and writer on art who lives in the New York…
‘Cubism and the Trompe l’Oeil Tradition’ achieves what one hopes of any exhibition; it prompts us to reconsider what we thought we knew.
Reflecting the tastes of the donors, Elizabeth ‘Betty’ and Jean-Marie Eveillard, almost all the works are figure drawings and portraits.
With their frank, roaming sexuality and seamless blending of high style and quirky detail, Aubrey Beardsley’s graphic works can seem eerily relevant to our own time.
Can a painter accommodate sweeping views and minute detail in a single work, and do justice to both? Stanley Lewis is fearless and tireless in proving he can.
Most startling of all the portraits is the ‘Young Woman of Albano’ by Corot, who summarizes his figure with broad, supple contours, and tellingly locates every detail within their gathering movements.
Betty Cuningham’s exhibition of Rackstraw Downes’s drawings includes more than 20 small, luminous sketches of his studio’s interior, nearly all dating from 2020.