Posts from January, 2010

Anthony McCall: Leaving (with Two-Minute Silence) at Sean Kelly Gallery

Your movements, and the movements of others in the room, are constantly causing surprising interruptions and additions in the light forms cast against the wall.

January 2010: Mario Naves, Joan Waltemath, and John Yau with moderator David Cohen

Frances Barth at Sundaram Tagore, Marlo Pascual at Casey Kaplan, Susannah Philips at Lori Bookstein Fine Art, and Stanley Whitney at Team

Winter White at Tria Gallery

Even in less jovial days of January, whiteness continues to command powerful associations.

Morphological Mutiny: Steve DiBenedetto, Alexander Ross and James Siena at David Nolan Gallery

Dibenedetto, Siena and Ross have defined an architectural endoskeleton within the body of the biomorph.

Elia Alba: Busts at Black & White Gallery

Shrouding the armature with photo-tattooed fabric tilts two-dimensional surfaces towards the third dimension, but there is constant flickering or vacillation between the two kinds of space.

1969 at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center

Throughout the show we are taken on a journey through the predominant narrative of 1960s art history, as told by the institution that has dictated modern art as we know it.

Gabriel Orozco at The Museum of Modern Art, New York

This first major museum retrospective of Mexican Gabriel Orozco has been viewed as controversial, and not entirely for reasons of taste.

Andrew Moore at Yancey Richardson Gallery

Moore’s subject is the transformative relationship of abandoned architecture to the natural elements, and, through time, its reclamation by the same.

Ree Morton: At the Still Point of the Turning World at the Drawing Center

There is a subtext running through much of Morton’s works that laments the death of the soul in the things of the world around her.

John Zinsser at James Graham & Sons

This was an artcritical PIC in January 2010