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 →
Through five subsections of its Fall exhibit, the Austrian Cultural Forum New York proves how Austrian architects have influenced the spaces around us in all three dimensions. Until February 17th,… Read more A Peak into “Resident Alien,” New York’s nod to Austrian Architects →
“[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 ….