Writings by Noah Dillon

Geoffrey James, Cell decorated with Harley Davidson and East Van Logos, 2013, archival inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.

Northwest Notes: Dispatch from the Pacific


An absolutely, totally huge tour of art offerings throughout the Pacific Northwest, even going to Canada!


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Author as Imaginary Friend: The Dull Spectacle of “The End of the Tour”


A new film about a famous author inadvertently raises the problem of substituting images for people.


Zlatan Vehabovic, Rock Bottom Riser, 2014. Oil on canvas, 78 x 86 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Marc Straus Gallery.

Monochromatic Polyphony: Gray at Marc Straus


A show about gray as a color and a metaphor, limning its way between grim concreteness and silver linings.


Richard Prince, Untitled (portrait), 2015.
Inkjet on canvas,
65 3/4 × 48 3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery.

What’s Not the Matter With Richard Prince


What problems in his work are real, and what are merely imagined?


Willem de Kooning, Easter Monday (detail), 1955 – 56. Oil and newspaper transfer on canvas, 96 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the Rogers Fund and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Tell Me: with Daniel Herr


The painter talks about the continuing importance of one of the 20th century’s most influential artists.


Installation view, "Brian Belott: Dr. Kid President Jr," 2015, at 247365. Courtesy of the gallery.

Brian Belott at 247365’s New Location


New paintings and early works, adapted from children.


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Tell Me: with Anne Sherwood Pundyk


The painter and critic discusses her talismanic, nomadic painting, its history and intersection with feminist performance and poetry.


Alfredo Jaar, Shadows (detail), 2014. Lightbox with black and white transparency, 12 x 13 inches. Original photograph by Koen Wessing (1942-2011): Estelí, Nicaragua, September 1978. Courtesy of the artists and Galerie Lelong.

Grave and Buried: Alfredo Jaar and Nicaragua’s Ignored History


Using photographs by Koen Wessing, Jaar remembers a moment in the nation’s decades-long cold war strife.


Edouard Manet, Young Lady in 1866 (aka Woman with a Parrot), 1866. Oil on canvas, 185.1 x 128 cm.

Tell Me: with Eric Sutphin


The first in a new series of features of two people taking about one artwork in person.


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Ken Johnson and Mindless Young Zombies


Debate is of the essence at artcritical as in the world of art