Review: As Galleries Reopen, Two Critics Find Rewards Eclipse The Angst//

From the New York Times: “…Taken one by one, Billy White’s paintings at Shrine (through Aug. 2) are less of a digital challenge. Mr. White, a self-taught African-American artist working out of the National Institute of Art and Disabilities in Richmond, Calif., takes as his subjects an eclectic pantheon of personal heroes, from Vincent van Gogh to hip-hop stars. The pictures are solid and bright; but it’s when they’re seen together, interacting as if at some post-pandemic blowout that they really jump to life, an effect nicely captured in a YouTube video by the veteran art reporter James Kalm…”

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