Everything about Gary Hume's hyped-up, supershiny art is up-front: his love of bright color, uncomplicated composition, and simple process. His rakish paintings are a perfect fit for a time that wants no problems, that relishes surface, shallowness, and glamour. They're right for an America whose nervous system is still psyched-out from the election and an England whose psyche is stuck on fast-forward. Hume's work goes down easy, looks like it was easy to make, and brings to mind Stuart Davis's declaration, "I don't know why anyone would want to make... More >>>