Writings by David Brody

Alexander Ross, Untitled, 2014. Crayon on paper, 30 x 22 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David Nolan Gallery.

Hybrids, Mutants: Alexander Ross at David Nolan

A show of “Archimboldo-esque coagulations that insist on being read as faces.”

detail of Roxy Paine, Checkpoint, 2014. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery

Denuded Lens: Roxy Paine at Marianne Boesky

spatial and informational compression in sculptures of relentless, scrupulous exploration

Matt Freedman, excerpt from Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal, 2014.

Cancer, Chemo, Comedy: David Brody on Matt Freedman’s Cancer Treatment Journal

David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.

Installation view, DMMDIA at Smack Mellon, 2014.  Photo: Etienne Frossard

A Concentrated Rectangle of Glitz: Rob Hickman in Dumbo

His Smack Mellon installation inspires a “rave” review – and a proposition

Paul Glabicki, RELATIVITY # 6, 2013. Graphite pencil, Prismacolor pencil, ink acrylic on paper, 31-1/2 x 34-1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Kim Foster Gallery

Hyper-Saturation of Sign and Signifier: Paul Glabicki’s Relativity

At Kim Foster Gallery through February 15

Matthew Blackwell, He Tries, 2011, detail. Oil and acrylic on canvas with collage, 65-1/5 x 46-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Edward Thorp Gallery

Bear Men in the Twilight Zone: Matthew Blackwell at Edward Thorp

His sculptures and paintings explicitly cross-pollinate for the first time

Installation view: Aldo Tambellini, We Are The Primitives Of A New Era at James Cohan Gallery, 2013. Photographer: Bill Orcutt

Spooky and Luscious: Aldo Tambellini at James Cohan

Reconstructed environments of pioneering cameraless films prefigure upcoming MoMA screenings

Joan Linder, Counter, sink, 2013. Ink on paper, accordion book, 31 x 156-1/2 inches (open). Courtesy of the Artist and Mixed Greens.

Joan Linder at Mixed Greens

on view through May 24

Steve Wheeler, Introducing Miss America II, 1947, Tempera and ink on paper, 9 ¾ x 11 7/8 inches, courtesy of David Findlay Jr Gallery

The Freewheelin’ Steve Wheeler: David Brody and Drew Lowenstein in Conversation

Regulars at artcritical test the enduring relevance of the pioneer Indian Space painter

Elizabeth Riggle, Overture (for Bob and Ray), 2013. Oil on Canvas, 99 x 54 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Elizabeth Riggle at Art 101 in Williamsburg