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Brian Sewell: The Art of Pissing People Off, and Not Giving a Damn

by James Loks
Words like controversial and outspoken are the first ones you meet in conjunction with Brian Sewell. Dig a little deeper and you come across other words, words like scurrilous, bitchy, contemptuous, acerbic, disdainful, and just plain rude. For those who don’t know, he was also perhaps Britain’s most popular art critic, and he passed away last week, aged 84. I disliked Sewell’s writing for a number of reasons, that represent everything I dislike about art critics in general: he was... [more]
Posted by James Loks on 9/22/15
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A Visionary Who Created a World: Celebrating the Life of Noah Davis

by Rachel Elizabeth Jones
In 2009, Noah Davis completed his painting . Five brown-bodied figures carry a boat across the frame and past a figure clad in black holding a trumpet at his side. It is a painting tremendous for its potent symbolism that lays no precise claims, for its mysterious foreboding rendered like a summer landscape.  Much of the art world is still in mourning for Noah who on died Saturday, August 29th, at his home in Ojai, California. He was 32, his far-too-soon passing caused by a rare form of... [more]
Posted by Rachel Elizabeth Jones on 9/11/15
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