The New Realism

Evett, Kenneth
April 1972
New Republic;4/15/72, Vol. 166 Issue 16, p23
Focuses on the art and culture in the U.S. Evidence of a deep cultural weariness with abstractions; Evidence of a deep cultural weariness with abstractions; Importance of camera involvement in realism; Creation of daring new pictorial structures; Obligation to produce paintings that can match the camera's vulgar verisimilitude; Discussion about the conventional ambiguities of the Modern Art; View that the move toward realism as a return to an old American painting tradition and a new approach to the objective world.


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