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Matthew L. Levy

MATTHEW L. LEVY is an assistant professor of art history at Penn State, Erie. His essay “David Novros’s Painted Places” was recently published in the catalogue for Novros’s current exhibition organized by the Museum Wiesbaden and Museum Kurhaus Kleve.

The Time? Antiquated. The View? Awesome.

Once a month, approximately 30 lucky New Yorkers gather for a tour and lecture. This month we were offered access to and information on the largest and last manually wound and working clock tower left in the city.

Ad Reinhardt, Sixties Painter

One of the most well-worn themes in the Reinhardt literature is the artist’s unique, if problematic, pertinence to the art of the sixties. Writing late in that decade, Lucy Lippard commented on his peculiar asynchronicity, describing him as a “‘thirties painter’ in the forties and a ‘sixties painter’ in the fifties.”

Of Mice and Ghosts

Reading the prospectus for this issue’s Critics Page brought to mind a passage by Erwin Panofsky that a good friend is fond of quoting.

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DEC 19-JAN 20

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