Alain Kirili and Vision Festival: First visual artist honored with lifetime achievement award at legendary “free jazz” fixture
24th annual festival opens June 11
21 artists, critics and friends join editor David Cohen in remembering the late painter.
This unpublished interview profile from 2010 is artcritical’s tribute to an artistic giant
This review from 2017 is offered as tribute to the late Okwui Enwezor
Took place in Chelsea during Armory week
The artist died of cancer earlier this month.
A street artist moved by the tragedies of his time
Amidst a tremendous amount of great art on display at Art Basel Miami Beach this year, three curated sections threw up new discoveries and mined historical blind spots. In Survey, 16 historical projects presented individual artists across a spectrum of cultures, generations and approaches. Hackett Mill, a gallery from San Francisco, showed terrific late paintings…
The two role-play Lucille Ball at Beth Rudin deWoody’s space
My first stop on the Miami art trail this year was the Scope Art Show. Booths felt cramped and the aisles were far too narrow, making it difficult to step far back enough to see the art on display. There was also too much posturing on politics, rather than thoughtful critique. Most of it —unluckily…