Mark Lamster | Essays

All in the Family


My cousin Barbara Schaefer is having a show of recent work at Shop Art, on Bergen Street in Brooklyn. (Convenient!) Barbara is walking sunshine, and her pictures — big tactile abstractions, with caligraphic skeins of paint — channel her personality. I've always thought there was something Rubensian about them in their energy and handling of the painted surface. Also, they make me smile.

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