Robin Rose: THE BIG PAYBACK
"Robin Rose: The Big Payback," Reviewed
November 25, 2011
Kriston Capps, Washington City Paper
"The titles of his abstract paintings reference Jimi Hendrix, Tom Waits, John McLaughlin, and others, all of them gods of rock, jazz, soul, or their fusions. With the paintings themselves, however, Rose is working more angularly, summoning—to my mind, anyway—deliberate art-punk acts like Slint, Shellac, and Fugazi."