Jack Flam


Jack Flam is Distinguished Professor of Art History at Brooklyn College and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His new book, Matisse and Picasso: The Story of Their Rivalry and Friendship, has just been published. (March 2003)

  • Twin Peaks

    March 27, 2003

    Matisse Picasso Catalog of the exhibition by Elizabeth Cowling, John Golding, Anne Baldassari, Isabelle Monod-Fontaine, John Elderfield, and Kirk Varnedoe

  • The Road to Minimalism

    March 28, 2002

    The Sculptural Imagination: Figurative, Modernist, Minimalist by Alex Potts

  • Space Men

    April 26, 2001

    Paths to the Absolute: Mondrian, Malevich, Kandinsky, Pollock, Newman, Rothko, and Still John Golding

  • The New Painting

    November 17, 1994

    Origins of Impressionism 27, 1994-January 8, 1995 an exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, September

    Origins of Impressionism catalog of the exhibition by Gary Tinterow, by Henri Loyrette

  • Madonna in Distress

    October 6, 1994
  • Writing on Rothko

    February 17, 1994
  • The Agonies of Success

    December 2, 1993

    Mark Rothko: A Biography by James E.B. Breslin

  • Passions of Matisse

    November 5, 1992

    Henri Matisse: A Retrospective 1992–January 12, 1993 an exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York September 24,

    Henri Matisse: A Retrospective catalog of the exhibition by John Elderfield

    Collecting Matisse by Albert Kostenevich, by Natalia Semenova

  • The Alchemist

    February 13, 1992

    Anselm Kiefer by Mark Rosenthal

    The Books of Anselm Kiefer, 1969-1990 edited by Götz Adriani, translated by Bruni Mayor

    Anselm Kiefer: The High Priestess foreword by Anne Seymour, essay by Armin Zweite

    Anselm Kiefer: Lilith essay by Doreet LeVitte Harten

    Anselm Kiefer: Jason essay by John Hutchinson

  • The Enigma of Georges Seurat

    November 7, 1991

    Seurat: 1859–1891 24, 1991–January 12, 1992 an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York September

    Seurat: 1859–1891 catalog of the exhibition by Robert L. Herbert, with contributions by Françoise Cachin, by Anne Distel, by Susan Alyson Stein, by Gary Tinterow

    Seurat by Alain Madeleine-Perdrillat, translated by Jean-Marie Clarke

    Seurat at Gravelines: The Last Landscapes by Ellen Wardwell Lee

    Paul Signac and Color in Neo-Impressionism, including the first English edition of ‘From Eugène Delacroix to Neo-Impressionism’ by Paul Signac by Floyd Ratliff, Signac text translated by Willa Silverman

  • Taming the Beasts

    April 25, 1991

    The Fauve Landscape: Matisse, Derain, Braque, and Their Circle, 1904-1908 October 4–December 30, 1990; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, February 19–May 5, 1991; and The Royal Academy of Arts, London, June 10–September 1, 1991 an exhibition at The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles,

    The Fauve Landscape catalog of the exhibition by Judi Freeman, with contributions by Roger Benjamin, by James D. Herbert, by John Klein, by Alvin Martin

  • Invader

    March 28, 1991

    A Life of Picasso Volume 1: 1881–1906 by John Richardson, with the collaboration of Marilyn McCully

  • Monet’s Way

    May 17, 1990

    Monet in the ‘90s: The Series Paintings 29; The Art Institute of Chicago, May 19–August 12, and the Royal Academy of Arts, London, September 7–December 9 An exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, February 7–April

    Monet in the ‘90s: The Series Paintings catalog of the exhibition by Paul Hayes Tucker

    Monet by Himself: Paintings, Drawings, Pastels, Letters edited by Richard Kendall

    Impressions of Giverny: Monet’s World by Charles Weckler

    Monet’s Table: The Cooking Journals of Claude Monet by Claire Joyes

  • Impressionism

    November 23, 1989
  • Fleeting Impressionism

    September 28, 1989

    Impressionism: Art, Leisure, and Parisian Society by Robert L. Herbert