“Glenn Goldberg: Plums and Breezes” at The New York Studio School

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Glenn Goldberg, Guy 2 (Snow) (2011), acrylic and ink on canvas, 9 x 12″; courtesy the artist and The New York Studio School

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To get an idea of the curious byways an artist might find himself exploring, here, in the twenty-first century, you can’t do better than head to the New York Studio School’s “Glenn Goldberg: Plums and Breezes,” an adumbrated, if somewhat bumpy, overview spanning forty years. “Plums and Breezes” begins in 1977, when Goldberg entered the Studio School as a student, and works its way to pieces of a more recent vintage by the now–Associate Professor of Painting at Queens College. Goldberg’s trajectory, and more so his landing place, offer an example of how quixotic the artist’s lot has become . . .

The rest of this review can be found at Dispatch, the blog of The New Criterion.

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