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18th C. Artist Captures Cultural Embarrassments of Our Day
Art Critic, KCRW 89.9 FM
If you haven't heard of Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, don't feel embarrassed, you are not alone. I was not familiar with his works either. And then, during one of my strolls through the Getty Center, I discovered an amazing life-size alabaster bust of a grimacing man.
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