Art as Misbehavior: In a Freewheeling Talk, Peter Saul Addresses UFOlogy and Political Correctness

“Did you know 121,000 people have seen a flying saucer?” Peter Saul asked curator Lolita Cros on Tuesday night at New York’s Hotel Americano. “How can you be sure that none of these people have seen one?” This comment drew laughs … Read More

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From the Archives: Peter Saul’s Twisted Allegories Strike a Chord, in 1969

Peter Saul’s chaotic paintings feature entangled figures rendered in toxic-looking shades of bubblegum pink, nuclear-waste green, and dandelion yellow. Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, and Josef Stalin are recurring characters in these violent works, and religious imagery and references to art … Read More

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