criticismDispatches
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
 
Irwin-Ocean-Parka
Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work? ...
Monday, May 9th, 2016
 
Co-workers: le raseau comme artiste, an inclusive exhibition in Paris ...
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
 
RVD_2840
Interaction and collaboration build and use community at LA’s artist-run spaces. ...
 

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Group IX/SUW, No. 17. The Swan, No. 17, by Hilma af Klint. Courtesy of Stiftelsen Hilma af Klints Verk. Photo: Moderna Museet / Stockholm

“If a spirit told me to do this, I’d do it”: Painters Respond to Hilma af Klint


A report from London where her show is at the Serpentine Gallery

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Scott Zieher, Wave Pattern, 2015. Collage on found paper, 14 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ampersand.

SkyDancers and Concrete Poetry: Scott Zieher at Ampersand


The collagist and gallerist presents “Totems & Cantos” in Portland, OR.

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

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Little Boxes: Samara Golden at Yerba Buena


A new installation holds a mirror to the stultifying nature of cookie-cutter housing.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Black Flag: CAPITAL at Minnesota Street Project


A short show of heavy materials and tough, beautiful artworks.

Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

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Freewheeling: Josh Reames and José Lerma Collaborate


Their monumental collaboration on view at Luis de Jesus in LA

Monday, February 29th, 2016

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“The object of power is power”: Erika Blair at Rope Gallery


A performance at a Baltimore gallery that raises questions about government intrusion and our responses to it.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016

Joseph Mallord William Turner, Depositing of John Bellini’s Three Pictures in La Chiesa Redentore, Venice, 1841. Oil on canvas, 29 x 45 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.

500 Years of Earth: A Survey of Landscapes at the Portland Art Museum


A traveling exhibition presents the changing way artists have approached nature over the past half millennium.

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Joan Tanner, endofred #3, 2015. Oil stick, metallic powder, ballpoint pen and chalk on Bristol paper, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Locks Gallery.

The Shadows in Plato’s Cave: Drawings by Joan Tanner


on view at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, through January 30.

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Cabaret Sign “Bat,” late 18th century–early 19th century. France. Wrought iron and rolled iron, repoussé, fastened with rivets; glass, 24-3/4 × 24-1/4 × 2 3/8 inches. Musée de la ferronnerie Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen

Incarnated Curves: Ornamental Ironwork at the Barnes Foundation


Strength and Splendor, works from Rouen, on view in Philadelphia through January 3.

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

Edward Ashton Goodes, Fishbowl Fantasy, 1867. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25-1/8 inches. Collection of Peter A. Feld

An Art of Plenitude: American Still Life in Philadelphia


From Audubon to Warhol, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through January 10