"The secret of food lies in memory - of thinking and then knowing what the taste of cinnamon or steak is."
"I want my food dead. Not sick, not dying, dead."Jerry Saltz on Oscar Wilde
"You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans."Jerry Saltz on Ronald Reagan
"It's difficult to believe that people are still starving in this country because food isn't available."Jerry Saltz on Ronald Reagan
"You better cut the pizza in four pieces because I'm not hungry enough to eat six."Jerry Saltz on Yogi Berra
"Beware the hobby that eats."Jerry Saltz on Benjamin Franklin
"Elizabeth Peyton, the artist known for tiny, dazzling portraits of radiant youth, is now painting tiny, dazzling portraits of radiant middle age."
"Probably only an art-worlder like me could assign deeper meaning to something as simple and silly as Tebowing. But, to us, anytime people repeat a stance or a little dance, alone or together, we see that it can mean something. Imagistic and unspoken language is our thing."
"There's one Baldessari work I genuinely love and would like to own, maybe because of my Midwestern roots and love of driving alone. 'The backs of all the trucks passed while driving from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara, California, Sunday, 20 January 1963' consists of a grid of 32 small color photographs depicting just what the title says."
"First let me report that the art in the Barnes Collection has never looked better. My trips to the old Barnes were always amazing, but except on the sunniest days, you could barely see the art. The building always felt pushed beyond its capacity."
"All of Koons's best art - the encased vacuum cleaners, the stainless-steel Rabbit (the late-twentieth century's signature work of Simulationist sculpture), the amazing gleaming Balloon Dog, and the cast-iron re-creation of a Civil War mortar exhibited last month at the Armory - has simultaneously flaunted extreme realism, idealism, and fantasy."
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