“Ugh, what utter pablum. Technically proficient, yes, but what exactly is the artist trying to say here? The whole ‘sad, soulful kitten eyes’ thing is such a cliché, darling — where’s the originality? I’m looking for something that screams ‘YES! This is real! This is art!’ and all I’m getting here is ‘mew.’ ”
I guess we can just skip the “Dogs Playing Poker” retrospective, Matt M.