The Christian Science Monitor Online has a story about noted art critic Ned Perl, and his new book, entitled 'Eyewitness'. Perl did some writing for Bowie's art book, 'Modern Painters'.
Here is a small segment of the story:
"... he has the cachet of writing for a sophisticated art audience in the glossy pages of David Bowie's 'Modern Painters' and for an informed general audience in 'The New Republic'. In a free-for-all art scene in which the battle lines are perpetually redrawn, the most a hard-looking critic can hope for is a steady voice and someone to talk to."
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