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Sunday, July 17th, 2016
 
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The painter creates abstractions based on the coast of his home. ...
Friday, July 8th, 2016
 
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An exhibition of video and prints exploring landscapes of an apocalyptic future built on the present. ...
Thursday, July 7th, 2016
 
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The artist’s paintings and drawings are now on view in Philadelphia PA and Purchase NY. ...
 

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Wasserman Projects, Detroit, with entry portal by Harley Valentine.

Painting the Town Red: Wasserman Projects, Detroit


Gary Wasserman is one of Detroit’s most enthusiastic boosters

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Bernd Zimmer, Field, Rape, 1979. Emulsion and distemper on canvas, 205 x 300 cm. Bernd Zimmer Kunststiftung Photograph by Archiv Bernd Zimmer © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015.

Looking Back: A Retrospective of German Figure Painting


A show at the historic Städel Museum catalogues German painting from a breakout era.

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

William Eggleston, Untitled (Sumner, Mississippi, Cassidy Bayou in Background), 1971. Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York.

A William Eggleston Retrospective on Tropical Soil


One of America’s greatest photographers has his first major retrospective in Brazil.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

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Plugging in and Moving on: Okwui Enwezor’s All the World’s Futures


The second of artcritical’s 2015 dispatches from Venice

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

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A Complete Eye of Water: A Summer Show at Ampersand Gallery


Sea, sky, air, and space meet in the respectively trippy, geometric, and photorealist images of three artists.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija plays ping-pong at the museum's opening. Photograph © 2015 by David X Prutting, courtesy of the Garage Museum.

The Garage Arrives: Report from a New Museum


Moscow premieres a stunning museum for contemporary art.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Arlene Shechet, A Night Out, 2011. Glazed Ceramic, acrylic paint, and hardwood, 45 x 13 x 17 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Unruly Grace: Arlene Shechet in Boston


Shechet’s ceramics can seem like creatures dredged up from the darkness of deep ocean floors

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Geoffrey James, Cell decorated with Harley Davidson and East Van Logos, 2013, archival inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.

Northwest Notes: Dispatch from the Pacific


An absolutely, totally huge tour of art offerings throughout the Pacific Northwest, even going to Canada!

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Miguel Horn’s Obelisks (2015),

Gaining Traction: Industrial-scale Collaboration in Philadelphia


Traction Company at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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History in the Making: Noah Purifoy at LACMA


The late artist’s assemblages move out of the desert and into the museum.