In a comprehensive review of Naumann’s Mentors, The Brooklyn Rail pays special attention not only to the author’s close relationship to accomplished potter Beatrice Wood, but the effects this relationship… Read more Naumann’s Mentors makes a “break from the sexist world” — Review from The Brooklyn Rail →
“[Francis M.] Naumann’s writing is entertaining and authentic. He sings the praises of those who formed his own character as well as embraces their flaws. From the bordellos to the… Read more Seattle Book Review: Mentors is “riveting” →
“Mentors is an accessible and richly detailed celebration of intense cross-generational exchanges between individuals who champion and challenge each other.”
On his blog Triumph of the Now, reviewer Scott Manley Hadley discusses the many intriguing aspects of Mentors, a forthcoming memoir by art historian and scholar Francis M. Naumann: “An odd but consistently engaging text about academic mentorship, about art, about art history, about writing, about ageing, about illness, about artists and ….
Forgács’ “intellect, cultural knowledge and research, analytical and synthetic skills, is what makes Hungarian Art: Confrontation and Revival in the Modern Movement a text that I was unable to put down; one that will be used by those interested in the field for a long time to come.” – Dr. Oliver Botar, Hungarian Cultural Studies