Posts from May, 2015

May 2015: Christina Kee, Peter Plagens and Roberta Smith with moderator David Cohen


exhibitions of Natalie Frank, Rosy Keyser, C. Michael Norton and Christine Rebet


Naked City: Holly Zausner at Postmasters


The artist’s new video shows the city emptied, but nonetheless full of majesty.


Brian Belott at 247365’s New Location


New paintings and early works, adapted from children.


Flying Aces: Malcolm Morely at Sperone Westwater


The realist painter loosens up with new assemblages of warships and planes.


Eruption: Louise Despont’s Colorful, Vivid Drawings


New drawings at Nicelle Beauchene, with tropical patterns and Art Brut style.


Marx, Africa and the Serene Republic: A Dispatch from Venice


The first of artcritical’s takes this summer on the Venice Biennale


Don Voisine at McKenzie Fine Art


through June 14


Exposed: Shows by June Leaf and Joan Semmel


Two concurrent exhibitions by women painters, about the body, its love, and labors.


“The sky has entered our senses”: Paintings by Etel Adnan


New work by the poet and painter, reviewed by one of artcritical’s poet-critics.


The Value of Tributes


artcritical.com doesn’t aspire to be the journal of record when it comes to obituaries: we respond as any serious art magazine does when a giant leaves the field, but as in much of our coverage, the choice of artists and art world personalities to whom we pay tribute is determined less by editorial policy than by…