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Paul Kos, Aspen, 2009. Video projection on paint on canvas. 6 x 8 inches. Courtesy of Gallery Paule Anglim

Quasi Una Fantasia: A Summer Trio From San Francisco

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Paul Kos and Jim Melchert at Paule Anglim, Shahzia Sikander at the Art Institute


Edouard Manet, The Railway (The Gare Saint-Lazare), 1873. Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington, gift of Horace Havemeyer in memory of his mother, Louisine W Havemeyer.

“Enchantment and Malaise”: Michel Foucault on Manet

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Publication of a 1971 lecture in Tunis, reissued in time for the recent exhibition in Paris


Michael Craig-Martin, An Oak Tree, 1973. Glass, water, shelf and printed text, dimensions vary. Private Collection

The Arts Died with Dada: Roy Harris and the Great Debate About Art

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

In depth review of the semiotician’s pointed pamphlet on the end of art criticism


Diana Thater, RARE 2008. 16 LCD monitors, DVD player, DVD, and existing architecture, 204 x 264 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery, New York. All photographs by Pablo Mason.

Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet at the Berkeley Art Museum

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

By design, the show is a revealing jumble, expressing something of what it has come to mean to respond to a place (or site, region, niche), and something of what it can no longer mean.