Friday, September 9th, 2016
Is he a trickster, or a Warholian innovator? What’s the difference? ...
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Two new books document the life and letters of the influential dealer. ...
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
The White Road: Journey into an Obsession is his new book ...

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

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Richard Phillips Laid Bare: New Monograph on the Hyper-Realist Painter

Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe from Rizzoli

Friday, October 3rd, 2014


In All Their Wondrous Weirdness: Raphael Rubinstein’s Personal Revisionist Dictionary of Art

Launch at White Columns, Friday, October 3

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Anders Zorn, After the Bath, 1895. Oil on canvas, 21 x 14 inches. National Museum, Stockholm

“To steal its secret and beauty”: Anders Zorn, Sweden’s Underrated Master of Naturalism

Major monograph is from Rizzoli

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Matt Freedman, excerpt from Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal, 2014.

Cancer, Chemo, Comedy: David Brody on Matt Freedman’s Cancer Treatment Journal

David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.

Sunday, March 16th, 2014

Eric Fischl, Self-Portrait: An Unfinished Work, 2011. Oil on linen, 84 x 108 inches. Courtesy of Mary Boone Gallery

Too Sincere To Be Ironical: Eric Fischl, Bad Boy

A review of his autobiography

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

Janice Van Horne Greenberg, author of this book reviewed in 2012, passed October 14. RIP Jenny

Monday, July 16th, 2012


In Fashionable Flower: Lee Friedlander’s Mannequins

Reflections of the clamorous streetscape invade the dummies’ glamorous domains