Luxury Magazine, Spring 2018, pp. 222-233.
Thoughts on a Chinese Artist Studying a Western Old Master [Jin Shangyi at Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing]
Jin Shangyi, a major Socialist Realist artist of the People’s Republic of China, explores the Classical realist tradition in three paintings based on masterpieces by Vermeer that are the centerpiece of his retrospective at the Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum in Beijing in 2011.
Black Card Mag, Fall 2012, pp. 206-212.
The Art Newspaper 15.167 (Mar 2006)
The New York Times, Late Edition (East Coast) [New York, N.Y] 24 Nov 2002, p. a.42.
The World and I, Dec. 1991, pp. 234-39.
The World and I, Aug. 1990, pp. 208-13.
The World and I, Oct. 1989, pp. 278-83.
George Condo – on exhibition at the New Museum – says he paints like the Old Masters, but applies their technical finesse to subjects of his own invention. Don’t believe it. The paint handling is muddy and effects of light and shade, volume and texture inexpertly rendered. He says his works have to do with madness or dark visions, but they look puerile and silly.
Gary Tinterow, the chief curator of modern and contemporary art at the Metropolitan Museum, discusses collection sharing, acquiring art from Latin America, renovation of the Wallace Wing, negotiations to lease the Whitney’s Breuer building, and more.