DeWitt Cheng

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Marietta OH
Birth year
Lives in
San Francisco CA
Works in
San Francisco Bay Area
Stanford University, 1971, BA Art History
SFSU (San Francisco State University), 1988, MFA Studio
It is the art writer's job to try to understand the artist; to explain the work as readably and informatively as possible, and to make a case with the general public for the creative enterprise, which nowadays seems to be badly understood or completely misunderstood by most people, owing to poor national art education and the increasingly obscure and rarefied (not to say precious) nature of much contemporary art .