Posts from March, 2015

Poetry and Pho: Hoa Nguyen Shares Lyricism and a Recipe


Nguyen discusses her new anthology, an upcoming project, art entwined with life, and noodles.


Sculpture and Painting on the Line: Analia Saban at Sprüth Magers


Dispatch from London Analia Saban: Interiors at Sprüth Magers February 27 to March 28, 2015 7A Grafton Street London, +44 20 7408 1613 The tradition of paint on canvas can act as a provocation to contemporary artists, who may do without either the liquid (e.g. Binky Palermo’s cloth) or the ground (e.g. Lynda Benglis’s pours). The Los…


Orientation Games: Getting the Hang of a Painting by Kazimira Rachfal


An essay posted on the occasion of her new show at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery


Björk at MoMA: A Conversation with Todd Simmons


Husband and wife critics — and confirmed Björk fans — discuss the chanteuse’s MoMA retrospective.


The Collector’s Take on Ownership: Brad Troemel at Zach Feuer


An exhibition of collectibles and art examines the relation between the trade in celebrity and the trade in aesthetic objects.


Show and Tell: John Currin at Gagosian Beverly Hills


The realist painter eschews explicit sex in a new solo show, but refers backwards to earlier tropes of subordination.


Darkly Iridescent: Vivienne Griffin at Bureau


The artist uses formalism and psychedelia to explore the ways in which we search for freedom from our personal and cultural histories.


The Deliciousness of Staying Still: Marsha Cottrell at Eleven Rivington


“she treats electrostatic toner as a rich, primordial mezzotint”


Boundless: Judith Scott at the Brooklyn Museum


A retrospective of a deaf and mute outsider artist lets her sculptures speak for themselves.


Gaze Control: Francesca Woodman at Marian Goodman 


‘I’m trying my hand at fashion photography’ was on view through March 12