criticismDispatches
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. ...
 

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

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Et in Pittsburgh Ego: Figment


Live from Andy Warhol’s grave. A collaboration of The Andy Warhol Museum and EarthCam

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013

Michael Landy, Saint Jerome, 2012, mixed media, 310 x 245 x 106 cm. Duerckheim Collection. © Michael Landy, courtesy of the Thomas Dane Gallery, London / Photo: The National Gallery, London.

Sacred and Profane Machines: Michael Landy at the National Gallery, London


Martyrdom has never been this much fun before

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Alex Katz, Sea, Land, Sky, 1959. Cut and pasted paper, 8-5/8 x 11 inches. © Alex Katz/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Digital Image

Sea, Land, Sky: Alex Katz in England


An overview of his work traveled to seaside venues while his latest was on view in London

Friday, March 29th, 2013

Sarah Lucas, Untitled (Tit Chair), 2012. Courtesy of Sadie Coles HQ, London

Maximum Gross-Out, Model Form: Sarah Lucas and Antony Gormley


Two very different kinds of sculpture in London

Monday, February 18th, 2013

Richard Hamilton, 'Hotel du Rhône', 2005. Private Collection. © Courtesy of the Estate of Richard Hamilton.

What Made Richard Hamilton So Different, So Appealing?


The Late Works at London’s National Gallery

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Ellen Lanyon, Hat, Pin & Scarf, 1999. Acrylic on canvas, 22 x 22 inches. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

“…That Women Tend To Make”: The Female Gaze at the Pennsylvania Academy


The show that Ken Johnson previewed with incendiary effect.

Monday, November 19th, 2012

Luc Tuymans, Allo! IV, 2012. Oil on canvas, 50-3/8 x 71-5/8 inches. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

Each To His Own Tahiti: Peter Doig and Luc Tuymans in London


Moon and Sixpence moments for two contemporary painters

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 1987. Oil and enamel on canvas, 78 by 186 inches. Courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery

Abstraction Goes Underground: The Painting Factory at LA MoCA


“Abstraction After Warhol” featured 11 painters, most not using brushes

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

David Reed, #617, 2003–2011 [detail]. Oil and alkyd on linen, 44 x 190 inches. Kunstmuseum Bonn, Permanent loan from Sammlung Mondstudio, Photograper: Christopher Burke, New York © 2012 VG-Bild Kunst, Bonn

A Place Only Possible in Painting: David Reed in Bonn


The New York painter’s show at the Kunstmuseum Bonn runs through October 7

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

Lex Pott, Transience, 2012 . Oxidized mirrors, dimensions variable. Courtesy of The Wyspa Art Institute, Gdansk

Artworks in the Present Tense: ALTERNATIVA at Gdansk Shipyards


Exhibitions of The Wyspa Art Institute billed as “anti-festival”