artworldOut and About
Thursday, August 25th, 2011

BMW Guggenheim Lab, New York, August 3 to October 16, 2011. Photo: Paul Warchol

Urbanology: The BMW Guggenheim Lab

The mobile laboratory is on world tour, on view in New York through October 16

Thursday, June 23rd, 2011


Culture Clash: Rave at Brooklyn Museum Versus Twilight Dance at the Botanical Gardens

First Saturday at Museum trumps first ever dance performance at Gardens

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

Members of a canari torso perform Paradis by Yanira Castro at Brooklyn Botanical Garden. Photo by Kevin Kwan

A New Species at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden: Live Performance at Twilight

Yanira Castro and a canari torsi presented Paradis this weekend

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

Assistant at Deborah Bell Gallery. Photo by Robin Siegel

When in Rome: A photographer does the photography show

Visitors, gallerists and booths at the AIPAD Photography Show New York 2011
Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

Follow the book

Armory and Leggery: Glamor and Style at the 2011 Fairs

Paparazzi take note: artcritical is looking for its own Bill Cunningham.

Monday, March 8th, 2010


The Armory Show 2010: A photo journal

AGAINST THE WIND CHAMPAGNE ON ICE A remarkable swell took place after the doors opened, and not just fare-goers making for the various courtesy bars. The powerful and glamorous A-list crowd amassed quickly, imbibed, and prepared to consume art. The mood was generally upbeat and optimistic, if not exactly replicating the feeding frenzy of the…

Monday, March 8th, 2010


MoMA’s After-Party for The Armory Show: A photo journal

IN THROUGH THE OUT DOOR A young, buoyant crowd, enlivened by the day’s nonstop art crush, landed on West 53rd Street to let loose at The Armory after-party to benefit The Museum of Modern Art and P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center. A VIEW FROM A BRIDGE BACKED BY MOMA DONORS PERFECT CRANIUM THREE MUSES MUSTACHIOED CONNECTION…

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Mother-and-son team Joan Washburn and Brian Washburn place themselves in painting’s expansive field.

The Armory Show Modern (Pier 92): A photo journal

“The second year looks good,” commented Washburn, the type of dealer who makes returning to The Armory Fair Modern a pleasure.

Monday, March 8th, 2010


The Art Show 2010: A photo journal

FORTIFIED ART VAULT Timed to open the same week as The Armory Show on the piers, the ADAA’s long-running fair is Blue Chip city, with high-end historical and contemporary offerings. The name confusion between the two fairs is an ongoing source of befuddlement to the general public—and probably part of some larger, intentional strategy. ROLLING…

Monday, March 8th, 2010


The Independent Show (West 22nd Street) A photo journal

ABANDON HOPE ALL YE WHO ENTER The neon sign over the door by Paris-based collective Claire Fontaine suggests a Dante-esque Divine Comedy awaits. “Part consortium, part collective,” is what Independent art fair called itself, as launched by gallerists Elizabeth Dee (X Initiative, N.Y.) and Darren Flook (Hotel, London). Making use of the former Dia Art Foundation’s…