Craig Fisher

  • Ross Neher: Painting Behavior

    There are days when Stella goes to the Metropolitan Museum. And he sits for hours looking at the Velazquezes, utterly knocked out by them and then goes back to his studio. What he would like more than anything else is to paint like Velazquez. But what he knows is that that is not an option open to him. So he paints stripes. . . . He wants to be Velazquez so he paints stripes.1

    Cézanne then was a Classic artist, but perhaps all great Classics are made by the repression of a romantic.2

    MICHEL FOUCAULT CONSIDERED VELAZQUEZ'S Las Meniñas, and he experienced a highly developed plastic space with an