Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
View of "Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)," 2015, by John Cage, published by Siglio Press. Courtesy of Siglio.
The radically inventive and prolific musician’s ethics and curiosity are revealed in a new diary facsimile by Siglio Press. ...
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...

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.

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Robert Rauschenberg, Untitled [Bathroom Window, Broadway studio], ca. 1961. Gelatin silver print. Photo © Estate of Robert Rauschenberg/VAGA

All the World’s a Combine: Robert Rauschenberg’s Photographs

Review of the new book from D.A.P.

Monday, December 12th, 2011

cover of the book under review

Caravaggio: James Dean of Baroque Painters

Andrew Graham-Dixon’s Caravaggio: A Life Sacred and Profane

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Martha Wilson (with sound by Ron Littke), Martha Wilson as Barbara Bush, March 11, 1991. Color video with sound 7 mins., 23 secs. Courtesy of Martha Wilson

Making Up: Martha Wilson Sourcebook from Independent Curators International

First in a projected series, a new kind of monograph.

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011

Cover of the book under review

China Modernism/Harvard Semiotics

Gao Minglu’s Total Modernity and the Avant-Garde in Twentieth-Century Chinese Art

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Cover of the book under review

“The Psycho-Historical Backdrop”: New Cuban Art of the 1980s and ’90s

Rachel Weiss’s To and from Utopia in the New Cuban Art, from Minnesota

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011


Thriving on Drama and Discordance: The Life of Alice Neel

A review of Alice Neel: The Art of Not Sitting Pretty by Phoebe Hoban

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Edouard Manet, The Railway (The Gare Saint-Lazare), 1873. Board of Trustees, National Gallery of Art, Washington, gift of Horace Havemeyer in memory of his mother, Louisine W Havemeyer.

“Enchantment and Malaise”: Michel Foucault on Manet

Publication of a 1971 lecture in Tunis, reissued in time for the recent exhibition in Paris

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

Lucian Freud, Man with a Blue Scarf, 2004. Oil on canvas, 66 x 50.8 cm. Private Collection. Lucian Freud archive, photography by John Riddy. Works by Lucian Freud © 2010 Lucian Freud.

Anatomy of a Sitting: Lucian Freud Paints A Portrait

Review of Martin Gayford’s recent book, Man with a Blue Scarf

Saturday, July 9th, 2011

Al Held, Roberta's Trip, 1985. Acrylic on canvas, 96 x 144 inches. Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery, and reproduced in the volume under review

Are You Experienced? Ken Johnson on Psychedelic Consciousness

After you read this book, lots of familiar art will look different