Posts from April, 2002

Julian Schnabel


Big Girl Paintings Gagosian Gallery 555 West 24th Street New York, NY 10022 March 14-April 20, 2002 There are six very big paintings in this show and one tall ugly sculpture. If critical judgment must be reduced to “You get it or you don’t,” then I guess I don’t. Five of these paintings are based…


Paul Pfeiffer


Whitney Museum of American Art 845 Madison Avenue at 75th Street New York 212 570 3676 December 13, 2001 – February 24, 2002 In the old-dog, technology-laden realm of contemporary art, new tricks are often hard to find. Galleries too often become darkened white cubes for the presentation of video art desperately trying unsuccessfully to…


Marcus Harvey


Mary Boone 541 West 24th Street New York, NY 10001 March 9 – April 27, 2002 Those familiar with the work of Marcus Harvey primarily through his piece at the Sensation show will be in for a sensation of a different sort at Mary Boone Gallery. “Myra” (1995) employed children’s handprints in an image of…