“[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.”
New York Journal of Books explores the symbolism and impact of The Last Days of Mankind – A Visual Guide to Karl Kraus’ Great War Epic, based on artwork by Deborah Sengl: “Sengl’s art… Read more New York Journal of Books: Sengl “continues legacy of acid-tongued Austrian artists” →
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 ….
The Last Days of Mankind – A Visual Guide to Karl Kraus’ Great War Epic is included on Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 Art, Architecture & Photography books – Fall 2018 for its “eye-catching” display… Read more The Last Days of Mankind makes Publishers Weekly’s Top 10 list →
Francis M. Naumann, contributor to The Artist, The Censor, and The Nude: A Tale of Morality and Appropriation, is a scholar, curator, and art dealer in New York, specializing in the art of the Dada movement.
Thoughtful and rigorous, the book provides an excellent survey of contemporary censorship. …
Hungarian modernism may be a terra incognita for many but the distinguished art historian Éva Forgács is an invaluable guide to the territory. Her essays are shafts of light illuminating a complex terrain that is not only located at the center of Europe but, given the seismic political shifts that have occurred there, is central to the history that defined the twentieth century.