Posts from July, 2011

Mystique and conspiracy: The Polaroids of Horst Ademeit


An oeuvre of several thousand photographs and hundreds of pages of text.


“Enchantment and Malaise”: Michel Foucault on Manet


Publication of a 1971 lecture in Tunis, reissued in time for the recent exhibition in Paris


What are Masterpieces and Why Are There So Many of Them?


Our review of The Steins Collect, now at the Met, in San Franscisco last summer


Driven to Abstraction, A Group Show at Von Lintel Gallery


Closing reception Thursday evening (July 28, 5-8pm) as part of Chelsea Art Walk 2011


Jane Fine in MELT at the Tang


A striking work in the summer group show at  Skidmore’s teaching museum, up through September  18


Within The Open Landscapes: Words for the Etchings of Jane Joseph


From Heller’s 2010 collection, Beckmann Variations & Other Poems.


Michael Heller & Jane Joseph

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Michael Heller WITHIN THE OPEN LANDSCAPES words for the etchings of Jane Joseph Jane Joseph, Footbridge, 1986. Etching, 13 x 19.9 cm. Courtesy of the Artist . 1.  Doesn’t the picture say no room in this world for anything more? If you desire to add something, you must begin again and make your own world,…


Lucian Freud Remembered


In tribute to the British painter, artcritical offers a garland of reviews from our archives


Lucian Freud, 1922-2011


We looked up to Freud as a symbol of seriousness, of investigative tenacity.


Paintings That Shouldn’t Work: Elisabeth Condon


Her show was at Lesley Heller, April 13 to May 15, 2011