PASSION FOR COLOR
by N.F. Karlins
"Oscar Bluemner: A Passion for Color," Oct. 7, 2005-Feb. 12, 2006, at the Whitney Museum of American Art, 945 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10021.
Jewels of color blaze in Oscar Bluemnerís oils and watercolors of small-town streets, factories and landscapes. Who knew that a New Jersey mill town, like Paterson in his Expression of a Silktown, New Jersey (1915), could be so radiant?