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. ...
 

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”

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Natalia Zourabova, Bakery, 2010. Acrylic on canvas, 230 x 130 cm. Courtesy of Niva Navon Public Relations and Productions

The Greenhouse Affect: Tel Aviv’s Fresh Paint Fair Showcases Young Talent


In its fifth year, the Israeli event is still shaking things up

Saturday, July 7th, 2012

Gillian Wearing, Me as Warhol in Drag with a Scar, 2010. Courtesy of the Artist

Furtive Moves: Gillian Wearing’s Identities and Sara VanDerBeek’s Dancers


Reporting from London

Sunday, June 24th, 2012

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Allowing Loose Ends To Linger: dOCUMENTA(13)


The  five-yearly international art festival  in Kassel, Germany