By C. W. Clark
The 5 sketchbooks and twenty-two unmarried drawings catalogued during this quantity, lots of them for the 1st time, are one of the greater than 2000 artworks amassed through Robert Lehman and his father, Philip Lehman, that because 1975 were housed within the Robert Lehman Wing of The Metropolitan Museum of paintings.
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I’d just be being different to be different. P: I’m more of a genre: I’ve spawned all these mushrooms in a forest of genre painters that paint goateed, snaggle-toothed, Nazi-helmet hotrod fucks. I’ve got all these bastard children running around. This guy [indicates Shag], he’s a school. Anthony Ausgang said about Shag that the way to tell when a school of art crests and breaks is when it’s followed up by something different. Shag was the first guy out of the pack that had a super-cool, clean, ’50s-’60s graphic look.
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American Drawings and Watercolors in the Robert Lehman Collection by C. W. Clark