Posts from October, 2013

Cosmic Put-on: Notes on Jack Whitten

Paintings of the 4th dimension

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