02 July 2011

Sweet, sweet, sweet...

There've been so many sweet, positive reviews of Tretchikoff retrospective, which is being held in Cape Town. I simply must add a few acid notes.

Today, I came across a very insightful review of that show by Lyn Siebörger, a girl from South Africa.

Here is what she has to say about most of Tretchikoff's work:

'No conceptual thinking is required, nothing is deeper than the painted surface. These are wallflowers, content to ‘be’ without asking more. They allow one to relax in their presence.'

Please, do read the rest of this review here: http://onesundayafternoon.posterous.com/considering-kitsch

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