Matisse, Interview with Angel Otero

Over the weekend, the Art Institute of Chicago debuted “Matisse:
Radical Invention, 1913-1917,” and my interview with Angel Otero, who
currently has an exhibition at the Cultural Center, also posted.

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Installation view of Angel Otero’s “Exquisito” (on right) in “Constellations” at the MCA.
Image courtesy of Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago | Berlin.

Erik Wenzel has his review of “Matisse” on ArtSlant this week, and makes his case for his favorite painting in the show.  And it isn’t the Bathers by a River.

My interview with Otero is also on ArtSlant:

all accounts, 2009 was a good year for Angel Otero.  The artist
completed his Master of Fine Arts degree at the School of the Art
Institute of Chicago.  That Summer his painting Exquisito was included in the exhibition “Constellations” at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, and it was announced that he had been awarded a prestigious Leonore Annenberg Fellowship in the Visual Arts. Continue Reading

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