Month: June 2016

Praise for Jerry Saltz

I think I fell in love with Jerry exactly one year ago during Art Basel in Switzerland with a picture he posted on Instagram. Love sweet love. The picture was of a beautifully pink and ripe tangerine and the caption read, “Dasha Z. Sent sent this selfie to me just now. I’m a frog prince in Heaven #artbasel2015”… I mean, are you in love as well already? I remember my stomach hurting from laughing, tears came to my eyes and after that and to this day, Jerry Saltz is my go-to guy for my daily dose of laughter. I can just imagine Dasha Zhukova and Roman Abramovich sipping their morning coffee in bed or eating a bratwurst outside of the fair, reading this and almost choking. The guy has the best sense of humor ever. He’s provocative, blunt, loves confrontation and I suppose he might have a death wish. This is Jerry Saltz: 65 years old, senior art critic for New York Magazine and he happens to be married to the admirable Roberta Smith, art critic for …