Skip to Content

A Monthly Culture Matrix For the Cosmopolitan Traveler

James Rosenquist: Two Paintings

Kasmin Gallery / New York / Art

As James Rosenquist once told the art historian Robert Rosenblum, “The priority for me is visual invention and, really, content is secondary.” Two monumental works by the famously rebellious artist are good examples of that visual invention. A testament to Rosenquist’s love of flying, Joystick catches the perceptual warps and refractions of speed and sky, painted in a Pop Art idiom. The Geometry of Fire depicts an actual space—Rosenquist’s fire-ravaged Florida studio. In both, the artist touches Nirvana. —E.C.

Kasmin Gallery 509 W 27th St, New York, NY 10001
Get Directions »
Start a New Search
Subscribers Only

Start your free trial to access the full Arts Intel Report

Subscribe to Air Mail to access every article
and search our entire Arts Intel Report.

Subscribe Now

Already a subscriber? Sign in here.