Writings by William Corwin

Installation view, "Holly Zausner: Unsettled Matter," 2015. Courtesy of Postmasters.

Naked City: Holly Zausner at Postmasters


The artist’s new video shows the city emptied, but nonetheless full of majesty.


Wahorn András, Running to Finish the Fight, 2001. Ink on paper, 30.5 x 22.5 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Chimera-Project.

“Modulated and transformed”: A Curious Drawing Show in Budapest


A recent exhibition in Budapest plays with line, drawing, and depiction through a variety of mediums.


Sonia Delaunay Prismes électriques, 1913-1914. Photo Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. Courtesy of the Musée d'Art Moderne.

Sonia Delaunay in Paris and London


A traveling retrospective of the artist and designer’s work charts her mix of fine and applied art through the previous century.


Kianja Strobert, Untitled, 2011. Mixed media on paper, 30 × 22 inches. Private Collection, New York.

Subversive Methods: Kianja Strobert at the Studio Museum in Harlem


The first major New York exhibition by Strobert, a painter who reconfigures the medium itself.


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Animal Spirits: Elizabeth Ferry at Honey Ramka


An exhibition of sculptures and paintings of beastly sexual energy.


Josh Dorman, Memento Mori, 2014. Ink, acrylic and antique paper on two panels, 56 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery.

Nature Tries Again: Josh Dorman at Ryan Lee


Geological-, biological-, and mechanical-history paintings as collage.


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Surface Tension: William Corwin on Amalia Piccinini and Stephen Maine


Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance.


Andy Wicks. Courtesy &Model Gallery.

Letter from Leeds


Yorkshire is a surprising hub for contemporary art in the UK


Carin Riley, Knarr, 2014, Watercolor on paper, 20 X 28 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Myths, Mosaics and Ink Drawing: A Studio Visit with Carin Riley


Riley’s show at the Queens College Art Center is up thru May 9


Sandi Slone, Red Letter Day, 2013, oil and acrylic on canvas, 76" x 60."

It’s Elementary: Painting 101 at Sargent’s Daughters


Five artists lay down the rules of the painting game