The Easel

The Full Bradley: A Painter’s Painter Talks About Painting

A gallerist said of Bradley’s first show “There was something extraordinarily great in its badness.” A decade or so later he is a star, with telling inclusions in major survey shows. He has a reputation for carefully considering ideas but also for quickly changing styles. And the mixed feelings thing is still there. As a MoMA curator commented ‘[his paintings] seem stupid, but they’re very profound.” A good bio piece is here.