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Warhol meets modernism at Ogunquit Museum
It’s a strange mixture of modernist tradition, American iconoclasm, and tabloid fetishism that fuels the summer shows at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art.
| August 30, 2013
Skip the clichés — this is the real deal
For a few generations now there's been a current of artistic intellectual seriousness in coastal Maine lying obscured beneath the fog of Wyeth popularity and other clichés that fill the galleries, restaurant walls, and roadside stands.
| September 07, 2012
Review: PMA show highlights Marin's modernist excellence
For the first half of the 20th century John Marin (1870-1953) was considered one of the foremost American modernist painters, and this fine show of some 50 of his later works at the Portland Museum of Art gives us a good idea why.
Meeting a master
| July 15, 2011
OMFG: The new MFA
The completion of the Museum of Fine Arts' new 121,307-square-foot Art of the Americas Wing, which opens Saturday (with a free community day), is an America-the-beautiful, knock-your-socks-off survey of great art.
Great finds — and what's still missing
| November 19, 2010
The wreckage at the end of Modernist art's main thrust is the starting point for "Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line," a four-decade retrospective of the New Yorker's drawings at the RISD Museum.
‘Pat Steir: Drawing Out of Line’ at the RISD Museum
| March 19, 2010
Jack of all trades
Ken Greenleaf is a pretty familiar name around here. His byline has accompanied art reviews for this paper and others dating back to the late '70s. Among other things, I have heard him touted as an "authority on modernism."
Ken Greenleaf moves from the word to the walls
| December 18, 2009
Terry Hilt's show of watercolors at Aucocisco provides an opportunity to consider the role of modernism in today's art.
Terry Hilt sheds new light on Maine's coast
| March 18, 2009
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