Criticism
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Cover of the book under review. Image courtesy of the publisher.
A look at eight years of writing by Bob Nickas. ...
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Mimmo Rotella, TAL, 1957, Décollage on canvas, 12 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.
selected early works were on view uptown ...
Friday, January 6th, 2017
 
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Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work. ...
 

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Bram van der Velde, caption details to follow

“The Impregnable Without”: Samuel Beckett and Painting


Review of “Beckett’s Thing” by David Lloyd

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Cup with Achilles Slaying Penthesileia, attributed to the Penthesileia Painter, ca. 470–460 BCE. Terracotta, Red-figure © Staatlichen Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek, Munich, photograph by Renate Kühling

The Right Amount of Fear: Emotion in Ancient Greek Art


A World of Emotions at the Onassis Cultural Center through June 24

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Antoni Tàpies, Composition, 1972. Tapestry, wire, and burlap on board, 102 3/8 x 80 3/8 inches. © 2017 Comissió Tàpies / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VEGAP, Madrid. Courtesy of the Artist and Nahmad Contemporary.

What Painting Might Do: Antoni Tàpies at Nahmad Contemporary


A seemingly random selection of the Spanish master provoked close readings; from earlier this year

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Installation shot of "Tous contre le spectacle" , private exhibition curated by Wolfgang Scheppe, Venice, 2017

The Return of the Real: Venice Biennale 2017


The first of artcritical’s dispatches from Europe this summer

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

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A Gyroscopic Equilibrium: Robert Mangold at Pace


a show of recent works, on view in Chelsea through June 17

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Sandro Chia, Looking At, 2017. Oil on Canvas, 39-3/8 x 39-3/8 inches. Courtesy of Marc Straus Gallery

Stepping Out of Time: Sandro Chia at Marc Straus


His show of recent paintings took place in the Spring

Monday, May 29th, 2017

David Novros, Untitled, 1974. Charcoal and red oil paint on paper, 22-3/4 x 59-1/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Paula Cooper Gallery.

“A Painted Place”: David Novros at Paula Cooper


Works from the 1970s, on view through June 30

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Installation shot, exhibition under review. Courtesy of Chambers Fine Art

Close Reading: Xie Xiaoze paints blown-up books


At Chambers Fine Art, through June 17

Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Greg Lindquist, Smoke and Water: Dispatches, 2017. detail showing coal ash in plexiglass vitrines. Courtesy of the Artist

An Immiscible Swirl: Greg Lindquist at Central Booking


Fine art and social action, on the Lower East Side through May 28

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Jennifer Coates and David Humphery, Untitled, 2017. Acrylic on canvas, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artists

Phrogz That Collaborate: Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey in Nebraska


Husband and wife team up at hip Lincoln powerhouse, Fiendish Plots