DON’T UNDERSTAND ME TOO QUICKLY
by Emily Nathan
In 2011, David Salle
is just about the last Postmodernist Painter. Back in the wild and woolly 1980s, he had plenty of company -- Julian Schnabel
, Eric Fischl, Robert Longo
, Francesco Clemente
, even Mark Tansey
-- but somehow, his competitors and colleagues have all faded away, or metamorphosed into something else entirely.