“[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 ….
Don’t miss Pamela Joseph at Explore Booksellers in Aspen on March 9 from 5:30–6:30pm — “aprés ski”. “Of all the many books that have been published about Iran, none so… Read more Artist Pamela Joseph at Explore Booksellers →
Glenn Harcourt in conversation with multi-media artist Kurosh ValaNejad. Join us on Feb 18 from 2-4pm at A.G. Geiger Fine Art Books, Chung King Ct., Los Angeles. Read more….
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.
“Of all the many books that have been published about Iran, none so viscerally conveys the absurdity of the censorship that bears on the nation, or the spirit of rebellion… Read more The Artist, The Censor, and The Nude receives high praise by Roya Hakakian →
Thoughtful and rigorous, the book provides an excellent survey of contemporary censorship. …