DoppelHouse author and Duchamp scholar Francis Naumann published an article in The Brooklyn Rail that condemns an Anti-Semitic “art-criticism” book that made its way onto Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and… Read more Francis Naumann’s stunning take-down of white supremacist art historians in The Brooklyn Rail →
Art historian and author Andrea Kirsch reviewed Antoinette LaFarge’s Sting in the Tale on Artblog, encouraging anyone who enjoys “detective stories and mysteries, or a good story” to check out… Read more Artblog Endorses Antoinette LaFarge’s Sting in the Tale →
Christopher Long reviews Ursula Prokop’s Jacques and Jacqueline Groag, Architect and Designer: Two Hidden Figures of the Viennese Modern Movement in the September 2020 of the Central European History Journal.… Read more Jacques and Jacqueline Groag, Architect and Designer reviewed in Central European History Journal →
DoppelHouse author Francis M. Naumann writes an opening essay to introduce Naomi Savage’s comprehensive photography book that accompanies a solo exhibition at the Milton Art Bank. MAB describes Naomi Savage… Read more Francis M. Naumann Talk at Milton Art Bank →
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 ….