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Cecily Brown
Death and the Maid
at the MET through December 3, 2023

review by Jonathan Goodman

Figuration plays a role and shifts the work into other styles, always the paint holds sway, as both material and theme. Brown’s surface becomes the painting’s major interest. Her freedoms come close to excess. 

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