by Charlie Finch
Well attended by mostly middle-aged peole last Sunday afternoon, the Bruce High Quality Foundation's "Brucennial" turned out to be the real thrift-shop biennial, full of raffishly aggressive bad art, some star turns by the likes of James Nares
and Julian Schnabel
, and a few modest surprises of quality. And unlike its uptown brother at the Whitney, the Bruce art is overtly for sale. Here is a rundown of some of the good stuff.