Posts from February, 2007

February, 2007: Grosz, Kino, and Smith


February 16, 2007 at the National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York David Grosz, Carol Kino and Roberta Smith joined David Cohen to review Gillian Carnegie at Andrea Rosen, Lisa Hoke at Elizabeth Harris, Josiah McElheny at Museum of Modern Art, Philip Taaffe at Gagaosian and Corban Walker at PaceWildenstein


High Times, Hard Times: New York Painting, 1967-1975


Exhibition curated by Katy Siegel with David Reed


Andrew Forge at Betty Cuningham Gallery


Until February 17 541 W. 25th St., between Tenth and Eleventh avenues, 212-242-2772 Andrew Forge (1923–2002) was the author of shimmering abstract paintings of intense chromatic lyricism. His canvases are constructed from an even layer of closely woven, abutting colored dots, a kind of modernist update of Georges Seurat’s pointillism. His second notational device, a…


Annie Leibovitz: A Photographer’s Life, 1990 – 2005


The Brooklyn Museum October 20, 2006-January 21, 2007 “I don’t have two lives. This is one life, and the personal pictures and the assignment work are all part of it.” –Annie Leibovitz, A Photographer’s Life, 1990 – 2005 Why did so many people go to see Annie Leibovitz’s show at The Brooklyn Museum? First things first:…


Benjamin Edwards: We


Greenberg Van Doren Gallery 730 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street New York City 212 445 0444 November 17, 2006 – January 12, 2007 Benjamin Edwards’s architectural landscapes are at once painterly and constructed, present and absent of human activity. The painter’s third exhibition at Greenberg Van Doren Gallery is titled “We.” This title, though seemingly…