Wednesday, before a packed house, they did the masterpiece album Aja plus other hits. After a break Thursday, they’ll do Gaucho plus hits on Friday night (some tickets left), and on Saturday (sold out), it’s all hits.
Witty, engaging, without the hauteur assumed by so many art critics, this collection of essays on everyone from Bronzino to Picasso, as well as several modern and postmodern female artists, is an engaging, wondrous read, with attentive, sometimes thrilling accounts of what the artworks actually do.
In this lovely little book, the author interlaces brief, vivid celebrations of the natural world with stories of her family and upbringing in Alabama. She finds the whole world holy and is moved to praise at every turn.