Posts from June, 2013

Longing Inside the Frame: Susan Bee at Accola Griefen


Cinematic pathos meets painterly expression


Rigors Apart: Ying Li and Eve Aschheim at the New York Studio School


Two abstract painters take on the elegance of form


The Sea, the Sea: Ian Hamilton Finlay at David Nolan


Words as raw materials = playful sculpture


Queering Kinship: Hervé Guibert, Francesca Woodman, and Others at Callicoon


The hungry ghost and the true friend


The Vagina is Not a Flower Anymore: Heide Hatry’s Meat Flowers


The vagina is not a flower anymore. Or rather, “the vagina is a flower” is no longer a workable metaphor.


Mythology, Mortality, Mailer, and Vaseline: Matthew Barney at the Morgan


An avant-garde ruckus in the library


The Limits of Confession: Tracey Emin at Lehmann Maupin


The English enfant terrible scales new heights


Celestial Order and Hysterical Flourishes: Hansjoerg Dobliar at Vogt


German painter on view through June 15


Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali


Rugged minimalism, nursery rhymes, and painterly expression


Rough Beauty: The Ceramic Sculpture of Ken Price


His retrospective, seen in LA, comes to the Met in June