criticismDispatches
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
 
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The Israeli sculptor and video artist contends with physical manifestations of war and trauma. ...
Monday, September 12th, 2016
 
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Process and history are manipulated and explored through Ruff’s use of found photographs. ...
Sunday, July 17th, 2016
 
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The painter creates abstractions based on the coast of his home. ...
 

Friday, April 14th, 2017

Yvette Brackman, AGIT MEM, 2016. Video still. Courtesy of the Artist

The Gentle Art of Disruption: Three Shows in Philadelphia


Stephanie Bursese and Yvette Brackman at Vox Populi, Patrick McCaughy at Practice Gallery

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Yosef Zaritsky, Yehiam (Life on the Kibbutz), 1951. Oil on burlap mounted on canvas, 208 × 228 cm. Collection Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Postwar: A Revisionist Vision from Munich


An major survey exhibition at the Haus der Kunst offers a global approach

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

William King, Marry Me, 2010. Balsa, polychrome, 28 x 16 x 8-1/2 inches. From the collection of Connie Fox, Photo: Jenny Gorman

Your Feet’s Too Big: Connie Fox and William King at the Guild Hall, East Hampton


Artist couple exhibition is on view through December 31

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Clyfford Still, PH-950, 1950. 
Oil on canvas, 233.7 x 177.8 cm. 
Clyfford Still Museum, Denver (c) City and County of Denver / DACS 2016.
Photo courtesy the Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO

Conflicted Ambitions: Abstract Expressionism at London’s Royal Academy


Art made in turbulent times revisited in a conflicted present

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

Allen Ruppersberg, The Singing Posters: Poetry Sound Collage Sculpture Book, 2006. installation shot in the exhibition under review

Space is the Central Fact: The Beats at the Centre Pompidou


“There’s an appealing narrative, with a French inflection, to this voyage of marginalized individuals”

Friday, September 2nd, 2016

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The Boxer: Judy Chicago Retrospective in Bordeaux, France


“This Olympian of feminist art sprints toward fire”.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Mathew Cerletty, Almost Done 2, 2015. Oil on canvas, 48 X 70 X 1 1/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Marlborough Chelsea.

The World Outside: “Landscapes” at Marlborough Chelsea


An exhibition wonders at how landscape painting has changed to address the contemporary world.

Friday, July 8th, 2016

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Death and Resurrection in the City: Tim Portlock at Locks Gallery


An exhibition of video and prints exploring landscapes of an apocalyptic future built on the present.

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

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Fully Fathoming Louise Fishman: Two Surveys of Her Work


The artist’s paintings and drawings are now on view in Philadelphia PA and Purchase NY.

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Paul Lee, "Washcloth Weight," 2016. Bath towel, washcloth, ink, aluminum, and steel, 127 1/2 x 105 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone, Los Angeles.

Making Glorious Something Slight: Paul Lee at Maccarone, Los Angeles


Lee’s abstract sculpture and painting reveal technological, social, and art historical allusions.