For decades, the “Is it art?” crowd has rallied against abstract art as a sham, a haven for the talentless and self-obsessed. Some voices have even called for an overhaul to art criticism, proposing that abstract painting should be reclassified as “decorative” in an effort to restore the act of painting to the glory it enjoyed during the Renaissance. This Thursday New York abstract painter John Zinsser is rolling into the Philip Slein Gallery (4735 McPherson Avenue)... More >>>