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July 10, 2011

“Everyone has talent at twenty-five,” said Degas. “The trick is to have it at fifty.”

Better late than never in discovering a good review.

Late Spring: Leon Kossoff at Mitchell-Innes & Nash via Art Critical. Franklin Einspruch reviews the octogenarian British painter's recent show.
Leon Kossoff, Cherry Tree, Early January, 2004. Oil on board, 56 x 48-1/4 inches. Courtesy of Mitchell-Innes & Nash
May 5 to June 18, 2011
534 West 26th Street, between 10th and 11th avenues
New York City, 212 744 7400



I'm sorry to say I was within walking distance of this show and yet missed it while visiting NYC back  in May. Actually, I'm crushed. I identify with this on so many levels. 
More images via the gallery site.   





4 comments :

Nomi Lubin said...

Wow, I did not know these recent paintings. My god. So delicate.

Nomi Lubin said...

Can't get over them.

Mary Addison Hackett said...

I know. I thought about them while running yesterday.

Mary Addison Hackett said...

I'll probably think more about them today. The review moved me.