Compared to the still-life portrait of family dinners
of decades ago, this is everyday life as abstract expressionism — a free-form swirl of crisscrossing currents and tangents.
Are families like this one chaotic and out of control
? or is th
is a picture of liberating spontaneity and refreshing openness
? Whatever judgment you may make, the question remains: what’s happened over the past 20 years that seems to have changed things so completel