criticismDispatches
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
 
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The late artist’s assemblages move out of the desert and into the museum. ...
Friday, August 14th, 2015
 
Ai Weiwei, Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015, at Galleria Continua, Beijing
For more than two decades, Ai has turned down exhibitions of his work in China ...
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. ...
 

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.

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

The Brisbane Powerhouse. Photograph by Jon Linkins.

Scene Down Under


Juliet Helmke reports on the Australian arts community.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Emmanuel Cooper, Stoneware with volcanic glaze (detail), ca. 1990s. Courtesy of the artist and Ruthin Craft Centre. Photograph by Dewi Tannatt Lloyd.

Flows of Light and Form: The Life and Work of Emmanuel Cooper


Darren Jones remembers the elemental work and personality of the English ceramicist.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation


Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Andy Wicks. Courtesy &Model Gallery.

Letter from Leeds


Yorkshire is a surprising hub for contemporary art in the UK

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

A viewer studies Alain Jacquet’s Déjeuner sur l’herbe, 1964, while seeming to avoid Allen Jone’s Chair, 1969 © Gar Powell-Evans 2013 Courtesy Barbican Art Gallery

A Dizzying Kaleidoscope: Artistic Experiment meets Product Design at London’s Barbican


Pop Art Design wrapped up a European tour in London this winter

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Ragnar Kjartansson, Guilt Trip, 2007. Video, 10 min, 24 sec.

Warmer Than You Think: Due North at Icebox Project Space


Exhibition paired artists from Iceland and Philadelphia