I just found out at wood s lot (natch) that one of my very favorite painters has died - R. B. Kitaj. Here are the Guardian and Times and NY Times obituaries. When everyone was painting abstractions, he was painting figures and urban landscapes - magnificent clamors of color - he was an architect of dreams.
Thursday, October 25, 2007
R. B. Kitaj - maverick colorist dies
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Beautiful, Ted!! I've never heard of the guy but I love him!
I love his painting - introduced to him by Sylvia, of course.
wow, these are lovely!
Meli - If you ever have an opportunity to see an exhibit of his or look at a monograph - he has a singular vision and paints from it in a singular way.
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