Criticism
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
 
Joseph Mallord William Turner, Depositing of John Bellini’s Three Pictures in La Chiesa Redentore, Venice, 1841. Oil on canvas, 29 x 45 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.
A traveling exhibition presents the changing way artists have approached nature over the past half millennium. ...
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
 
Joan Tanner, endofred #3, 2015. Oil stick, metallic powder, ballpoint pen and chalk on Bristol paper, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Locks Gallery.
on view at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, through January 30. ...
Monday, January 18th, 2016
 
A show of new and old work by the English sculptor illuminates the natural world. ...
 

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Installation view of "Mark Grotjahn: Sign Exchange 1993-98," 2015, at Karma. Courtesy of Karma.

Then and Now: Two Shows by Mark Grotjahn


Two simultaneous shows examine the early and recent work, and his rising status in the market.

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Irena Jurek, Something to Talk About, 2015. Acrylic, glitter and mixed media on canvas, 40 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Berry Campbell Gallery.

Something Old, Something New: Glitter and Glam at Berry Campbell


A show of paintings playing with the vagaries of imagery and language.

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Gio Sumbadze, Soviet period bath building, 2015. Photo-Tex, 36 x 48 inches, Tskaltubo. Courtesy of the artist and Rail Curatorial Projects.

“A Sanctuary for Weeds”: Social Ecologies at the Gallery at Industry City


A group show curated by Greg Lindquist gathers an array of artists addressing the environment

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Lisa Gwilliam & Ray Sweeten (DataSpaceTime), still from “Oculus 2 (Assumption)”, 2015. 2-channel browser-based grids of animated GIFs, custom code, dimensions variable, duration approximately 8 minutes 30 seconds. Courtesy of the artists

The Third Element: DataSpaceTime at Microscope


Information as raw material: duo Lisa Gwilliam and Ray Sweeten on view in Bushwick

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

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Secret World: The Art of Martin Wong


The East Village artist, who died in 1999, gets a retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

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Swansong for the Williamsburg Scene: Mike Ballou at Pierogi


His goofy sculptures help close Pierogi’s main space in Brooklyn as they move to Manhattan

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Thornton Dial, Untitled, c. 2003. Mixed Media, 48 x 34 inches. Courtesy of Allegra Laviola Gallery

From Rags to… Found Boots, Gloves and Soda Cans: The Richness of Thornton Dial


This dispatch from New Orleans in 2011 offered as a tribute to the artist who died recently

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Julien Bismuth, Willy Billy, 2013. Digital video, TRT: 23:51 minutes, edition of three, plus two APs. Courtesy of the artist and Simone Subal.

Point at Something: “Very Long Fingers” at Simone Subal


Misshapen figures reveal new ways of thinking about the human body on display.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Ann Pibal, RBWC3, 2013. Acrylic on aluminum, 12-3/4 x 17-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Lucien Terras

Like a Sequence of Thoughts: Ann Pibal at Lucien Terras


quietly resonant color and stringent asymmetry, on view through January 17

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

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Ceci N’est Pas: “Not a Photo” at The Hole


An exhibition explores photography’s relationship to and influence on other media.