I am a public eye, a witness, a critic.

January 15, 2019

Adrienne Grimes
Jan 15, 2019 · 3 min read
Rene Ricard 1979–1980 Book Launch.

“No one wants to be part of a generation that ignores another like Van Gogh. In this town, one is at the mercy of the recognition factor. One’s public appearance is absolute. Part of the artist’s job is to get the work where I will see it. I consider myself a metaphor on the public.
I am a public eye, a witness, a critic. When you first see a new picture. You don’t