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Monday, February 16th, 2015
 
Ed Clark, New Orleans Series #4, 2012. Acrylic on canvas,  53 x 66 inches.
Courtesy of the artist and Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans.
Two shows highlight the work of contemporary New Orleans artists and others connected to the city. ...
Wednesday, February 11th, 2015
 
Farrah Karapetian, Belly of her Beast, 2014. Chromogenic photogram from performance, metallic, 108 x 75 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Von Lintel Gallery.
In a solo exhibition at Von Lintel, the artist explores the interrelation of vision, music, and color. ...
Friday, November 21st, 2014
 
Andrew Lampert, still from DCP/Steenbeck, 2014. Video, TRT 4:53 minutes. Courtesy of the artist.
A show examining our relationship to tech, old and new. ...
 

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Jill Baroff, For Your Love, 2014. Acrylic on wood, size variable. Courtesy of Bartha Contemporary

Weaving a Thread: Fall shows in London and Beyond


From Richard Tuttle at two museums and Jill Baroff (pictured) to a show at Middlesbrough Railway Station

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Peter Blume, Crashing Surf, 1982. Oil on canvas, 30 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Elisabeth and William Landes. Art © The Educational Alliance, Inc./Estate of Peter Blume/Licensed by VAGA, New York.

Bloom and Drang: Peter Blume’s Eclecticism


A survey of the American painter’s career is currently on view.

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Jake and Dinos Chapman, The Sum of all Evil (detail), 2012-2013. Courtesy of the Artists and White Cube

Just As Juvenile When They Were Juvenile: Jake & Dinos Chapman in their hometown of Hastings


Report from English south coast on local boys made bad

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Paul Hardy, Caryatid, 2014. Oil on linen, 24 x 16 inches. As seen in the exhibition, Et ensuite, on recommence, Parisian Laundry

The Perils and Pleasures of the Contemporary Biennale: Case in Point, Montreal


What it may lack in celebrity it makes up for in local vim and vigor

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Rupert Goldsworthy, Installation view at Ritter/Zamet Gallery, 2014.

Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: The Histories of Rupert Goldsworthy


An exhibition of new work raises insights about the history of culture, fashion, and representation.

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

caption to follow. Martial Raysse © Adagp, Paris 2014.

Hippie Pop: Martial Raysse at the Pompidou


Retrospective reveals ambivalent embrace of popular culture

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.

Painting from the Barricades: Self-Portrait with a Yellow Umbrella


Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Robert Janitz, Mirrors, 2014. Oil, wax, flour on linen, 63.5 x 51 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Meyer Riegger Berlin.

L’Orientaliste on the Continent: Robert Janitz in Berlin


The artist’s first solo show in Berlin runs through October 25.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Will Bruno, Something Shocking, 2014. Oil on paper, 15 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Comic Revelations and Reappearances: Works by Will Bruno


An adventurer in the Pacific Northwest exhibits the record of his recent journeying.

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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A Dispatch from “Manifesta 10″


David Carrier reports on the politics and curatorial gambits of “Manifesta 10,” now on view in St. Petersburg.