James McGarrell

James McGarrell on Jan Vermeer
Painters on Paintings

James McGarrell reflects on Jan Vermeer’s The Artist in His Studio (1665-1670). McGarrell writes: “I find in all of his works, and in this piece specifically, a sequentially paced structure that directs a journey for the probing eye. Its entry is inevitably from the bottom edge because it is from there that, as crawling infants, […]