In making the Black Paintings, Reinhardt may have been as indebted to Duchamp as to Malevich and Barnett Newman.
The last in a week of 1960s Black Paintings by Ad Reinhardt, inspired by the show now at David Zwirner in New York.
But here's the thing: Reinhardt's paintings don't really work except in the flesh.
Reinhardt's subtlety makes us look until we can't look any more.
Reinhardt's Black Paintings demand to be seen in their magical flesh.
Reinhardt Ptarmigan, replaces the last variety in northern Labrador.
If he got out,” observed Reinhardt, “he could be a hundred miles away or more.
To be frank, we do not believe that Prof. Reinhardt or M. Bakst has more to say than the creators of our best musical ballets.
“Yes, sir,” the disembodied voice of Reinhardt replied quietly.
“No sign of him at the scene of the crash,” Towers told Reinhardt.