REVIEW OF “GREY TOWERS” IN WESTWORD / by Monique Crine

“Crine’s paternal grandfather took a series of photos of the president when he was dedicating the Pinchot Institute for Conservation in Pennsylvania. (Crine’s paintings, like her grandfather’s photos, which are included in the show, are black and white.) Just two months later, Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas; Crine’s maternal grandfather witnessed the shooting and saw Lee Harvey Oswald in the Texas School Book Depository.

Because of the totemic character of the original news photos of Kennedy in Dallas, seeing any depiction of the president casually leaning against the back seat of an open Lincoln, lit by the full sun, inevitably brings the assassination to mind…”

The full review can be read here:

http://blogs.westword.com/showandtell/2013/05/realism_art_show_kirland_goodwin.php