Posts from October, 2013

Too Smart To Be Caught In A System: Barry Schwabsky’s Words for Art


“Schwabsky is a master of concision”


Finding a Place: Anne Truitt from the 1970s at Matthew Marks Gallery


A true independent with a pastoral sense of existing within a landscape


The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon


A photographer’s serious conceptual tone with a hint of satire


“Freeze!”: René Magritte and the Visual Oxymoron


Decades since Surrealism erupted on the horizon, his defamiliarized commonplace forms can still induce vertigo


Carol Bove’s Uncanny Authorship


A staged meeting of the art object with its other at Maccarone


Ellen Lanyon: 1926 – 2013


In tribute to an indomitable spirit, an artist of great integrity and a force for good


Starkness and Range: David Rhodes at Hionas Gallery


In its last week, a remarkable New York debut on the Lower East Side


The Flow of the Pulse: Gretchen Bender at The Kitchen


The future was in the past


Gladys Nilsson / Julia Benjamin at National Exemplar


A fresh take on Surrealism in abstraction and figuration


October 2013: Ara Merjian, Roberta Smith, Stephen Westfall


Anna Betbeze at Kate Werble Gallery was one of four artists discussed