Tag Archives: Alexanmder Stanfield

The Adaptive Artist – Lee Krasner

“At seventy-five, Krasner is finally getting her due.” These words were written by art critic Robert Hughes in his 1990 Times article about Krasner’s first retrospective at the Houston Museum of Fine Arts. Krasner had been a practising artist since the 1930s, so why weren’t more art institutions jumping at the opportunity to display the work of a pioneering American …

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Colour me impressed

The exhibition of the British artist Patrick Heron, which covered his early figurative and later complete abstractions, featured fascinating vignettes of his life. The first retrospective show of Heron’s work in over twenty years, highlights Heron as a driving influence behind the St Ives School. As a critic, Heron made commanding arguments for abstraction, pushing the boundaries of what art …

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