Sunday, June 21st, 2015
Art Green, United Opposition, 1975. Oil on canvas, 68 1/4 x 47 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan.
A book of the painter’s work captures his complicated use of collage, illusion, and narrative. ...
Monday, February 16th, 2015
Jason Brinkerhoff, No. 41, Untitled, 2013. Graphite, colored pencil, wax pastel, and spray paint on paper, 12 15?16 × 10 inches.
Taking a cue from Morton Feldman’s remark that “the love of the past in art is something very different to the artist than it is to the audience,” it’s fair to assume that the audience can remain attached to their...
Sunday, October 19th, 2014
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Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe from Rizzoli ...

Friday, October 11th, 2013

Words For Art

Too Smart To Be Caught In A System: Barry Schwabsky’s Words for Art

“Schwabsky is a master of concision”

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

cover of book under review. Chris Johanson, Survey by Bob Nickas, Interview by Corrina Peipon, Focus by Julie Deamer, writings by Chris Johanson, £35 / €49.95 / $59.95, Phaidon 2013,

In Praise of Peaceful Art: A Chris Johanson Monograph

The first comprehensive survey of the “underground” artist

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Cover of the book under discussion

The Early Developmental Stage: A Dialogue on the Contemporary Chinese Art World with Author Karen Smith

Her latest book is As Seen 2011: Notable Artworks by Chinese Artists

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012


Life with a Dolphin: A Memoir from Mrs. Clement Greenberg

“A Complicated Marriage: My Life With Clement Greenberg” by Janice Van Horne

Monday, July 16th, 2012


In Fashionable Flower: Lee Friedlander’s Mannequins

Reflections of the clamorous streetscape invade the dummies’ glamorous domains

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Excerpt from "Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama" by Alison Bechdel. Copyright © 2012 by Alison Bechdel. Used by permission of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

“I can’t help you. You’re on your own”: Alison Bechdel’s Graphic Memoir

Are Your My Mother? is the much-awaited sequel to Fun Home

Sunday, May 6th, 2012

Photograph of David Park at his Easel, 1958, by Imogen Cunningham. Reproduced in Helen Park Bigelow’s book reviewed in this article

David Park: “The Colors Took My Gaze for a Ride”

Two  biographies, one just out, of the key Bay Area Figurative painter.

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Diane Arbus, Untitled (6), 1970-71 © The Estate of Diane Arbus

Rough Empathy: The Photographs of Diane Arbus

Aperture and other fine book purveyors can now be found at PS1’s New York Art Book Fair.

Friday, December 23rd, 2011


Pharmacy or Farm: Phaidon Hedges Bets

Two contemporary art surveys experiment with format models: encyclopedia and newspaper

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Anish Kapoor, Mother as Mountain, 1985. Wood, gesso and pigment 140 × 275 × 105 cm. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

The Yorkshire Connection: Books on British Sculpture

Titles on John Skeaping, Barbara Hepworth, Anthony Caro, Anish Kapoor and Thomas Houseago.