Dana Gordon


On Hans Hofmann & Nicolas de Staël
The New Criterion

Dana Gordon links the evolution of Hans Hofmann’s abstract expressionist paintings of the 1950s to the influence of Nicolas de Staël., whose works was prominent and popular in New York galleries at that time. Gordon asserts: “Both Hofmann and de Staël championed the life of abstract forms, the communicative presence of the material of paint, […]

The Late 1960s, Working for Tony Smith and George Sugarman

Painter Dana Gordon pens a recollection of working as a studio assistant to Tony Smith and George Sugarman in the late 1960s.

Justice to Pissarro

Cezanne himself was right in maintaining, “We are all derived from Pissarro.”