"Unlike painters of beautiful objects and ingratiating places, his alchemy is about frank flashes of insight that teach us that illumination is attainable through that which is common. Transcendent icons are coaxed from the ordinary. He is a visually voluble painter of unorthodox twists of familiar foundations, of rich passages through cognate countries where we (oddly) understand the language.”

 

Marilynn Gelfman Karp

New York University