N.Y. on L.A.

"Looking at this oil left me feeling like I had recently disembarked from a long ship voyage over roiling waters. The hard edges of the piece weren’t rigid after all. Quite a trick." — N.F. Karlins on John McLaughlin's L-1958, at Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York

"Take a look at the late drawing called 'Head of a Young Man' from the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles. The sitter looks like someone the artist might have met on a beach, a surfer at Santa Monica." — Holland Cotter's review of the Met's Bronzino drawings show