Did Maria’s Dog Eat Her Homework?
It’s always awkward to read one’s own reviews. An artist usually has firm opinions about his/her work, and can get oversensitive about readings that do not concur with those opinions. At the same time, every viewer is entitled to her own responses. There’s a conflict. At any rate, I was annoyed by Maria Porges’s review of my exhibit “The Miniature Worlds of Bruce Metcalf” in the Feb/March 2009 issue of American Craft. Porges is an artist and writer with relatively little exp