Who is Jamie Wyeth?
Since the death of his famous father, Andrew Wyeth, the last in a succession of renowned painters, explores strange new territory in his work. A major retrospective shows the evolution of an American artist.
“Jamie Wyeth may have pulled a fast one. In an elite world of artists who are fiercely attached to the philosophical underpinning of their work, and critics who often require a highly intellectualized defense of those ideas before they will consider an artist significant or important, Wyeth fashions himself a “boring” person who simply paints, day after day, the things he loves…”