“A Career of Toasting Rebellions” – The New York Times on Dear Nemesis, Nicole Eisenman

Nicole Eisenman

Nicole Eisenman, Sloppy Bar Room Kiss, 2011, oil on canvas, 39 x 48 inches. Collection of Cathy and Jonathan Miller. Courtesy the artist and Susan Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Photo: Robert Wedemeyer.

“You’re here to see the images — gross, tender, hilarious — one by one. A perplexed man holds his shadow in his arms like a baby. Death consults a Ouija board to learn the future. Gender-war scenes turn everyone into barbarians. Two kissing faces turn into one.

Everywhere you look, new ideas whiz around everywhere, almost too fast. The great thing about art is it lets you catch a thought and hold it as long as you want.”

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