Forbes Watson: Independent Revolutionary
Lenore S. Clark
Page count: 281 pages
File size: 616 KB
Forbes Watson, art commentator for the New York Evening Post and New York World quickly gained a reputation as an outspoken ally of progressive American artists and a caustic annihilator of those who got in their way. This charming, confrontational connoisseur, with a knack for offending officialdom, captivated readers and attracted loyal adherents. This same anti-authority streak cost him position after position and ultimately blurred his historical legacy.