The Year in Art: Jed Perl on the Best Exhibits of 2012 - The Plank on (blog) | Visual Thinking for the 21st Century |

"Jacques Bonnet says that 'Images send you on to other images, artists to other artists, periods come one after another or echo each other, all with their cargo of art works.'"

"And so it is when I think back on remarkable art experienced in the year just past.  One show sets me to thinking about another, and I find myself remembering the exhibitions as I turn over the pages of outstanding exhibition catalogues—words written about works of art, while never trumping the paintings and sculptures themselves, can have their own kind of power". (more)