Julia Friedman is an independent art historian.
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Notebook February 2022
Wayne Thiebaud, 1920–2021
On the life & work of the American painter.
Notebook January 2022
The man who laughed in church
On the American art critic Dave Hickey (1940–2021).
Art December 2019
There ought to be clowns
On a new series of works by the American artist Wayne Thiebaud.
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Nov 07, 2023
How artists resist
On the art world’s response to war & the Artforum open letter controversy.
Oct 20, 2023
Ballet is woman
On The Rite, choreographed by Lincoln Jones and performed by American Contemporary Ballet.
Jun 13, 2023
The art of ignorance
On “It’s Pablo-matic: Picasso According to Hannah Gadsby” at the Brooklyn Museum & MOMA’s recent social-media postings.