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Fact Sheet Adolf Dietrich

Adolf Dietrich (1877–1957), one of the most reknowned Swiss artists of the 20th Century, focused his work on his own surroundings, rendering rural landscapes, portraits, animals, and still lives, with…

Fact Sheet Hunter Cross

Transparency Now, Hunter Cross' debut New York solo show, was recently on view at the Abrons Art Center on the Lower East Side. It captured, the artist said, an aesthetic, "similar to what you might…

Fact Sheet Jay DeFeo

Jay DeFeo (1929–1989) is best known for the her obsessively reworked, giant abstract painting, The Rose, which she completed between the years of 1958 and 1966 until it had to be removed from her…

Fact Sheet R Crumb

Cartoon artist R Crumb (b. 1943, Philadelphia)is best known for his scatalogical ink drawings for mainstream magazines like Rolling Stone to accompany the work of Hunter S Thompson, and the seminal…

Fact Sheet Laddie John Dill

The Tim Nye-curated "Primary Atmospheres" show at David Zwirner was something of a welcome resurrection for a group of California Minimalists known as "Light and Space" artists. So welcome, in fact,&nbsp…

Alex Katz on Monographs

"Most art books are like novels," said artist Alex Katz at a recent discussion of the format that records and embellishes the careers of artists, and often sits unturned on coffee tables: "I only look

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