Posts from April, 2017

Back Turned: The Romanticism of Susan Bee and Bill Jacobson


Work by two different artists examine and expand facets of the Romantic tradition in the visual arts.


The Review Panel: Season Finale is this Friday at Brooklyn Public Library

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Patricia Treib at Bureau


The paintings of Patricia Treib are all the more intriguing for seeming to elevate honesty as a high virtue. Thoughtfully made, they appeal to the senses. Speed is evidently important, and yet they are as slow as they are spontaneous. They are insistently abstract, but the turns of the brush and the tapering of line…


Shared Spaces: Dona Nelson Brings Back The Figure


The new works stubbornly resist any reduction to decorative backdrops; extended through May 13


Hard-Edge Happiness: The Paintings of Harvey Quaytman


On view at Van Doren Waxter through April 28


The Gentle Art of Disruption: Three Shows in Philadelphia


Stephanie Bursese and Yvette Brackman at Vox Populi, Patrick McCaughy at Practice Gallery


Narrowing the Field: The Fate of Genius in the Age of the Readymade


A review of Art in the Making by Glenn Adamson and Julia Bryan-Wilson


Podcast: The Review Panel, April 4, Anoka Faruqee, Vija Celmins, Jennifer Coates, Leonhard Hurzlmeier


Sarah Douglas, Ara H. Merjian and Alexi Worth were David Cohen’s guests


An Impulse Towards Narrative: Agnès Varda at Blum & Poe


A survey in different mediums of the legendary New Wave director