Tag Archives: Richard Diebenkorn

Slow Painting

“Slow Painting” was on view at the Richard Gray Gallery from July 14 through September 10. The Chicago art scene has a little Shangri-la called the Richard Gray Gallery, a legend in the American art scene. “Slow Painting” by Chicago Artist John Santoro fits well into this gallery’s standard of elegance and integrity. His paintings revisit the issues of French painting that were put aside when …

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The Lost Art of Curating

The problem of curating art for block-busters It struck with magical force, a grove of reconstructed ancient trees bolted into the square, patterning a bare, solid, organic awkwardness against Georgian facades. The unmediated surprise of it invited entry, exploration, touch, curiosity – wonder. Such was the impact of Ai Weiwei’s ‘Tree 2009-10, 2015’ before I had even stepped inside the …

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