Ormonde De Kay

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Ormonde de Kay’s study of Luks’s colleague Everett Shinn appeared in the December 1985 issue.

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February/march 1981

A Classic Riddle of the Sea From an Absorbing New Book

December 1985

He was the most naturally gifted of The Eight, and his vigorous, uninhibited vision of city life transformed American painting at the turn of the century. In fact, he may have been too gifted.

February 1988

He claimed his critics didn’t like his work because it was “too noisy,” but he didn’t care what any of them said. George Luks’s determination to paint only what interested him was his greatest strength—and his greatest weakness.