My column, Art Agenda, makes its 2015 appearance. One of my favorites, too.
Roberto Chavez fits that storied archetype of creative industry success profiles, in that his work, created decades ago, is only now starting to turn heads. Mehmet Guleryuz is another notable here – studied in Paris in the ’60s, where I have to assume he picked up that love of his for period genres treasured by the West like impressionism, but it’s still apparent in subject and what I’d call a cultural kind of despair (Orhan Pamuk, for example, calls it hüzün) that he was reared by the social, political and cultural histories of Turkey, his home country.
Read the whole thing at T: The New York Times Style Magazine. You can find a new one online, every Monday.