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  1. Francisca Sutil, reviewed by John Yau for Hyperallergic Francisca Sutil, reviewed by John Yau for Hyperallergic
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    Francisca Sutil, reviewed by John Yau for Hyperallergic

  2. "There is an intelligence and sensitivity in what she does that can only be gotten by doing, and by remaining open to chance, impulsiveness and to the possibilities of what painting can teach you. At their best, these paintings embody a mystery that keeps opening up without ever revealing itself — they are that rich in their generosity."

     - John Yau on Katherine Bradford’s current exhibition at Edward Thorp.  Read the rest of the review here.  Thoughtful take on Bradford’s work and the current trend of late-blooming female artists, as well as some bile directed at Eric Fischl, James Cameron, and Celine Dion. 
  3. Sunday Links

    John Yau writes a thoughtful review of David Goerk and Martha Clippinger for Hyperallergic

    At Two Coats of Paint, Sharon Butler stumbles across an old interview with Adolf Gottlieb from 1966 in which he laments the end of the underground

    Reid Singer of Art Fag City  writes about the Language of Less, currently on view at the Chicago MCA