Monday, April 2, 2012

LEE Quinones

One of the great pleasures of my youth was watching and photographing the work of Lee Quinones. Without question, Quinones is one of the movement’s most influential painters. He set the bar high.  His work inspired scores young artists to raise the level of their artistic ambitions and in turn drove the movement into true art. His paintings—created in cramped quarters and in nearly complete darkness—were never short of flawless. —Eric Deal