Artworld
Friday, December 5th, 2014
 
Zürcher Studio's booth at Untitled art fair, Miami Beach, December 2013. To left, Brian Belotti: " Belott's wall of small highly decorative panels, each built around a single dirty sock."
“HUBS” is a new category on artists and subjects discussed multiple times at artcritical. ...
Monday, July 14th, 2014
 
On Kawara, I AM STILL ALIVE, 1970. Telegram, 6 1/2 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
On Kawara: January 2, 1933 – June, 2014 ...
Friday, September 6th, 2013
 
Stephen Antonakos, The Search, 2011. © 2011 Stephen Antonakos. All Rights Reserved.
A tribute to this subtle master of neon ...
 

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Travis Collinson, Pinkie was painted by Thomas Lawrence but what if blue boy was a beat poet (Paule), 2013-14. Acrylic on linen, 64 x 48 inches. Collection of Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive.

Relentlessly Engaged: Paule Anglim, 1930-2015


with comments by Annabeth Rosen, Wayne Thiebaud and John Zurier

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

William King, Bob and Terry, c. 1954. Terra cotta, 14 x 14 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

The Gentle Giant: William King, 1925-2015


In this tribute to the sculptor William King, who passed away peacefully Tuesday night at his Springs, New York home under hospice care, David Cohen draws on an essay he wrote in 2011 on King’s work for Iowa State University, Ames, where a number of his works are on permanent loan.  King, a former president of the…

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Erik den Breejen, Alex Chilton, 2010.  Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches.

“Their Grandparents Would Have Called It A Salon”: Report from SPRING/BREAK


The first of artcritical’s dispatches from the Armory Week fairs

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

lWalter Ledtke. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tribute: Walter Liedtke, Curator of Dutch and Flemish painting at the Met


He was the quintessence of a gentleman

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

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The Hungry Connoisseur: Claude Simard, 1956 to 2014


An artist’s eulogy for her dealer, co-founder of Jack Shainman Gallery

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Jane Wilson in front her painting, The Open Scene, 1960. Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Photograph by John Jonas Gruen, May 1960.

“Looking for the Color Behind the Color”: Jane Wilson, 1924 to 2015


Wilson belongs to a tradition of transcendental American landscape

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Irena Jurek, David Humphrey and Sarah Goffstein. Photo: Anna Shukeylo

artcritical’s annual bash for writers and staff


at Sean Scully’s Chelsea studio, December 2014

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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“I Choose To Be Free”. Jake Berthot, 1939-2014


Touched by the sublime, his painting went beyond the sense of sight

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Jane Freilicher, My Cubism, 2004. Oil on linen, 25 x 25 inches. Courtesy Tibor de Nagy Gallery

“A button of color can make the world shake”: Jane Freilicher, 1924-2014


Jane Freilicher is my idea of an artist, writes Thomas Nozkowski

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Regine Schumann, Colormirror Hohenzollern, 2013. Fluorescent and phosphorescent, 22 1/2 x 7 7/8 x 2 inches. Courtesy of Lausberg Contemporary, Dusseldorf

Fairy Queen: Art Miami’s Consistency in Quality Can Rival Art Basel/Miami Beach


An emphasis this year on artists from German, including the Zero Group