Posts from December, 2010

Our annual New Year’s Quiz

Our annual quiz returns in December. Here was the 2009 installment, which should have been the titled “The Show in Best”.

A Remarkable Posthumous Debut

on view at Galerie St. Etienne through December 30, 2010

Psychodrama: Modern Art As Group Therapy

The introduction to his latest book with essays on Karel Appel, Louise Bourgeois, Lucian Freud, Helmut Newton and others

The Raw and the Cooked: The late paintings of Hans Hartung

The French-German abstractionist’s first New York show since 1975, up through December 30

Surfing the Flotsam: Free at the New Museum

on view through January 23

The Price of Beauty: Two novels set in the art market

By Nightfall, by Michael Cunningham; An Object of Beauty, by Steve Martin

Hardware and Software Conspire: Peter Soriano at Frederico Sève

Peter Soriano: Dimensions Variable ran from September 23 to November 6

Play the 2010 New Year’s Quiz

Cheating in Google is bad for the soul, but good for our visitor stats!

Who, Me? James Esber and the Megolomania of the Group Portrait

Up through December 23. Friends of the artist traced his drawing of Osama bin Laden

Strikingly Simple Gestures: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali

The show ran from October 22 to December 4