The Anchorage of the Nude by Robert C. Morgan

The Anchorage of the Nude by Robert C. Morgan

Paintings by Barnett Suskind Robert C. Morgan Conventionally, an artist’s monograph represents a survey over a significant duration in which we see the development of the subject’s career from an earlier formative period to a more mature period. An artist’s monograph...

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Lost And Found Souls by Peter Frank

Lost And Found Souls by Peter Frank

We humans are hard-wired to recognize and respond to the face. Uniquely blessed (or, perhaps, burdened) among sentient beings with a part of our body that betrays our deepest feelings and sensations, we regard the visages of others at once as reflections of our own...

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On Barnett’s Paintings by Jan Castro

On Barnett’s Paintings by Jan Castro

In their paintings of voluptuous female nudes, both Peter Paul Rubens and Barnett Suskind evoke the Venus of Willendorf, a fertility goddess in ancient times. While Rubens used his young wife Helene as a model and often used real women as models, Suskind’s women take...

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Barnett Suskind Interview by Jan Garden Castro

Barnett Suskind Interview by Jan Garden Castro

Barnett Suskind: Mirroring Emotions Interview by Jan Garden Castro In their paintings of voluptuous female nudes, both Peter Paul Rubens and Barnett Suskind evoke the Venus of Willendorf, a fertility goddess in ancient times. While Rubens used his young wife Helène as...

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Notes from the Artist

Notes from the Artist

Notes on The Abstract: As an artist, I have found the challenge with abstract painting is how to eliminate image while maintaining the emotional content and communication I believe is imperative to art. I paint and have painted in many different ways-styles– all the...

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Critics Comments

Critics Comments

“Suskind restores opulence to the female body, and with that dignity”. “Surveying the centuries old history of female nude imagery, one realizes that the only precedent for them (Suskind nudes) is the prehistoric fertility goddess, most famously the Venus of...

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Introductory Remarks by Donald Kuspit

Introductory Remarks by Donald Kuspit

Barnett Suskind—especially the female nude body, usually as seen through the male eye—is perhaps the oldest in the history of art. With good reason: it conveys our concern with the condition of our own bodies—our fundamental body narcissism, one might say, recalling...

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