Writings by Jonathan Goodman

HuBingShattered

Hu Bing at the Flatiron Prow Art Space


Shattered Debris, Sheer Transformation is on view through June 3


Bettina Blohm, Phoenicia, 2011. Oil on linen, 68 x 84 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Making New Sense of Abstraction: Lisa Abbott-Canfield and Bettina Blohm


Their joint exhibition at  SUNY College Old Westbury runs through March 15


click to enlarge

The Memory of the Dance: Trisha Brown at Sikkema Jenkins


The legendary choreographer’s performative drawings are on view through January 25


click to enlarge

Beyond the Yogurt Cap: New Works by Gabriel Orozco


on view at Marian Goodman through October 15


Eunah Kim with her "Happy Lungs" flag, Cambridge, Mass., May, 2009. Courtesy of Hyewon Li

A Grand Citizen of the World: Eunah Kim, 1973-2010


A New York memorial for the Korean-American artist, who died in Seoul last November, took place in June.


Fuck_Off-Ai_Weiwei-Forbidden_City1

A Thousand Words For Ai Wei Wei


A personal statement by artcritical’s regular China hand complements our editorial on the subject


Ulf Puder, Abland, 2010. Oil on canvas, 83 x 59 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ana Cristea Gallery

Bungalows of the Apocalypse: Leipzig Painter Ulf Puder at Ana Cristea


on view through February 19


HH-K49

The Raw and the Cooked: The late paintings of Hans Hartung


The French-German abstractionist’s first New York show since 1975, up through December 30


Jeff Kessel, Untitled, 2010. Oil on canvas, 68 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Derek Eller Gallery, New York

His Own Person, Despite Influences: Jeff Kessel’s abstract paintings


at Derek Eller Gallery until August 13


Gerard Mosse, Step Into Light, 2008-2009. Oil on Linen, 79 x 59 inches. Courtesy Elga Wimmer PCC

Gerard Mosse at Elga Wimmer


Reinterpreting Flavin’s purist experiments with light within the medium of oil on linen enables Mosse to describe the moment when color becomes something as indefinable as light.