What Meets the Eye

  • On Lispenard Street

    January 16, 2022

      On December 11, when the little o was just a thought wafting through the air, I walked down Lispenard vaguely wondering if anyone might might appreciate [...]
  • The Bowery Bums

    December 23, 2021

    Loren Munk has performed a strange feat of reverse engineering. He has deconstructed his own paintings by curating a show of individual artworks from the [...]


Letters to the Editor

  • Hey Cathy, Just thought I’d send a brief note of appreciation for your very insightful and articulate review of “On The Bowery” at Talking Pictures.  I like your reference to the [...]

The Collector

  • The Collector #21

    October 19, 2020

     Keith Sanborn / Les LeVeque We’re already in deep with the title, which amounts to at least a partial description of one of my favorite paintings. It hangs dark yellow on [...]

Der Defätist / The Defeatist

  • house of tweedledee

    December 15, 2021

    whenever a chinese widow speaks i hear stoops of french and american hear coalesce hear less [...]

The Pencil Review

Bad Kitty


    January 19, 2020

    A toothache, thought Bad Kitty, is like someone else’s dog scratching at your guest-bedroom door all night. A toothache is a cold vibrating funnel sucking in the undone [...]


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