Monthly Archives: June 2010

Julio Galán


Was Julio Galán the best painter of the 1980s? Has there been any figurative painter since whose work has equal pictorial and emotional power? Making grand claims for Galán’s work may sound eccentric now that he has been largely forgotten … Continue reading

Gianfranco Baruchello


There were a few years when copies of How to Imagine: a Narrative on Art and Agriculture (1983) seemed ubiquitous in lower Manhattan bookstores, sometimes even displayed near the cash registers as an impulse buy. The book (still in print … Continue reading