PETER PLAGENS is a painter whoâs shown with the Nancy Hoffman Gallery in New York since 1974, and was also the staff art critic for Newsweek (1989 - 2003). Currently, he writes a bi-weekly art-review column for the Wall Street Journal. He lives in New York City with his wife, the painter Laurie Fendrich.
DEC 12-JAN 13 | ArtSeen
There are lots of kinds of art criticism. My temperament and experience leads me mostly to short form reviews and medium-length critical essays in more or less plain English, for a lay audience, or at least a non-hermetic part of the art world audience.