John Haber reviews Betty Kaufman: A Story of Red at Leslie Tonkonow Art Works + Projects, New York, on view through June 28, 2014.
Haber writes that the show "is about a series of works or perhaps a work in series. It is also about squares, red squares. They look all but identical at first, but not for long, and the changes keep coming. The differences manifest themselves in the opacity of paint, as flatness gives way to pigment and light. And then the story ends, with a renewed center of attention and the ultimate in 'slow art'…"