"Margaret Casella's process enhances the visual reference to 17th Century still-life tradition, already implied by the strong chiaroscuro. Along with the slightly faded color, it also adds a patina of age, which points up the ephemerality of flesh and bloom, and the inevitable process of decay that's shared by all things organic."

J. M. Welker for Newsday, August 30, 1995, review for Elaine Benson Gallery, exhibit, "The Message is the Medium"