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Painting Tranquility in The New Criterion

Post #1768 • January 21, 2016, 12:48 PM • 1 Comment

[Image: Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior in Strandgade, Sunlight on the Floor, 1901, oil on canvas, 18 1/3 x 20 1/2 inches, Statens Museum for Kunst]

Vilhelm Hammershøi, Interior in Strandgade, Sunlight on the Floor, 1901, oil on canvas, 18 1/3 x 20 1/2 inches, Statens Museum for Kunst

My latest for The New Criterion: a review of Painting Tranquility: Masterworks by Vilhelm Hammershøi at Scandinavia House.

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John Link

January 21, 2016, 1:08 PM

The best single sentence I have read in several years: Artists betray their amateurishness with promiscuous use of color more than any other lapse of taste.

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