The New Yorker, Goings On About Town, 1997

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The New Yorker, February 3, 1997, Goings On About Town, Art, Galleries-Uptown
De Nagy
724 Fifth Ave., at 57th St, New York

A refreshing show of twenty deceptively modest works: little landscapes (most are about a foot square) painted in oil on primed paper. Some, like two Irish scenes are such bold distillations that without their titles you might think they were nonrepresentational. Yet these pictures, as well as more detailed ones such as the confident "Buildings and Trees in Sunlight" and the shimmering "rooftops with Snow, Early Morning," capture particular places in specific lights with virtuoso economy.