How many artists in their ninth decade find themselves as vigorously inventive as Knox Martin? In 34 new paintings, most of which concentrate on the female figure (a favorite subject), the 87-year-old artist steers away from his familiar style—a brightly colored, geometric Pop of playfully figurative elements—and, like a man reviewing the past, directs his energy into a kind of restless brooding. On backgrounds of foggy white, fretful black strokes roughly outline fragments of women's bodies—their parts, like memories, lie scattered across the frame in flattened space. The cubism—cartoonish in the way of late Picasso—evokes the fleeting nature... More >>>