Jonathan Jones on painting

A second coat: why painting is the comeback art of the 21st century
Could just as easily be painted on a wall in London or Cairo … David Salle’s Angels in the Rain (1998) at the Saatchi gallery. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Here’s a review in The Guardian that speaks heaps of the problems of the moment in visual arts.

Many of the ‘traditional’ art forms are being excluded from contemporary art exhibitions. At present we have a barrage of installations, videos and other stuff of mostly mediocre quality being exhibited as contemporary art.

I will have more to say on this soon.

Jonathan Jones has reviewed an exhibition that includes only paintings. click here




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