A recent show of 20 oil paintings and sepia-toned mixed-media portraits, held in the cafe of the Astor Place K-Mart. For the record, every piece was bought ...
Iconic Artist Paul Richard (the guy who puts plaques on fire hydrants to identify them as works of art) ...
[He] appears more interested in having people see his handsome face than in showing them art that has anything worthwhile to say.
'What an egotistical jerk,' ... 'You idiot,' 'Go back to Boston.'
Either a visionary or a shameless self-promoter.
Painter or Prankster? Paul Richard, it soon becomes clear, is a hybrid of artist and scamp artist.
Richard is a baby Andy Warhol, but ... [his] 15 minutes are up.