The Easel

Elementary My Dear: Michael Andrews At Gagosian

By the time critics started talking about a “school of London” in the mid 1980’s Andrews had left figurative painting (and London) to his more famous pals. He turned to landscapes and produced works that had a contemplative or religious quality. But he produced few of them: his friend Frank Auerbach observed “he is a painter who only paints masterpieces”. An excellent video (9 min) is here.