Metropolis: 36 Views of New York by Stipan Tadić Goes on View @ James Fuentes, NYC

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It was easy to fall in love with the works of Stipan Tadić, whether you were a New Yorker or just someone who passed through the city a few times in their life. Because it was the type of painting that was about life; things happening around us, moving, cinematic, comedic, lonely, friendly, observational and personal, but somehow painted at just the right distance away from the action. This isn’t the type of work that is fly-on-the-wall, but something more engrained in a place. Familiar but not taken for granted. “In fairness, I’ve never held a fantasy of New York,” the Croatian painter told me last year, and maybe that is why he is able to paint it with such…

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