Posts from April, 2010

Worth the Trip: Fred Tomaselli lands in Brooklyn


His touring exhibition, now arriving at the Brooklyn Museum, was reviewed at the Tang this summer.


April, 2010: Alpers, Smith, and Viveros-Faune


April 23, 2010 at the National Academy Museum and School of Fine Arts, New York Svletlana Alpers, Roberta Smith, and Christian Viveros-Faune joined David Cohen to discuss the 2010 Whitney Biennial.


Seeing Red


Suzan Frecon, currently showing works on paper at David Zwirner, was reviewed at the 2010 Whitney Biennial,


Spring Season of MFA Exhibitions


Spring is in the air, and in New York that means MFA exhibitions. Institutions like Columbia University, the New York Studio School, SVA (School of the Visual Arts,) The New York Academy, Queens College, Brooklyn College, Rutgers, The New School, SUNY Purchase, Pratt, and NYU all present shows of eager new talents.  Hunter College is…


New Curators at P.S. 1 and The Drawing Center


Two major New York art institutions have announced changes in their chief curators: P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center and The Drawing Center. P.S. 1 Director Klaus Biesenbach announced that Peter Eleey will assume the role of Curator, effective July 1.  Eleey is currently the Visual Arts Curator at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, a…


Natalie Edgar at Woodward Gallery


This was an artcritical PIC in April 2010.


Dorothea Rockburne: Astronomy Drawings at the New York Studio School


These staggering images made it clear that the universe is an interconnected assembly of electrical circuits and that energy and matter are, indeed, infinite in their connectivity.


Pawel Wojtasik at Smack Mellon


The size of the projection is matched by the scale of its content.


Gallery nights: Concurrent Openings of Adjacent Galleries


Last October, 64 Galleries around the 57th Street Art District stayed open late on the same night, offering a staggering array of painting, sculpture, video, photography and elbow rubbing and hobnobbing. In May, seven Madison Avenue Galleries are having a private, invitation-only viewing night of their exhibitions titled “Masterworks of Six Centuries.” It seems curious…


Pace Splits with Wildenstein


After 17 years, the gallery we have known as PaceWildenstein will be no more.  In April 2010, Pace and Wildenstein announced that the partnership has been amicably dissolved. The Pace Gallery, regaining its independence, is also celebrating its 50th year. The two companies jointly stated that they would continue to pursue business opportunities together. Pace…