Posts from November, 2007

Anthony Caro at Mitchell-Innes & Nash


These hefty yet open-form, emphatic yet enigmatic assemblages of prefabricated, found, and adapted components show a youthful, spry, curiosity-filled artist at the top of his game.


Ryan McGinness: Varied Editions


Laser-cut skateboards, flocked wallpaper, buttons pinned on raw canvas, gold leaf on paper, painted aluminum sculpture and fluorescent-metallic spray paint are all interwoven with his signature silkscreen technique.


November, 2007: Danto, Katz, and Yablonsky


November 8, 2007 at the National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York Arthur Danto, Vincent Katz, and Linda Yablonsky joined David Cohen to discuss Kara Walker at the Whitney and Sikkema Jenkins, Karen Yasinsky at Mireille Mosler, Isaac Julien at Metro Pictures, Kate Shepherd at Galerie Lelong, and Antony Gormley at Sean…


Shirley Kaneda: New Paintings


Her praxis, based on a social reading of the feminine, is remarkably similar to Emily Dickinsonís: imaginative freedom within extreme restraint.


R.B. Kitaj


R.B. Kitaj’s work broke a modernist taboo – before it became fashionable to do so – by being unabashedly literary. Hilton Kramer once complained that his paintings were “littered with ideas.” But as referential as he could be, Kitaj was always a consummately visual artist.