criticismDispatches
Wednesday, April 27th, 2016
 
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Interaction and collaboration build and use community at LA’s artist-run spaces. ...
Monday, April 25th, 2016
 
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The collagist and gallerist presents “Totems & Cantos” in Portland, OR. ...
Tuesday, April 19th, 2016
 
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A short show of heavy materials and tough, beautiful artworks. ...
 

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Alan Shields, Finger Lickin’, 1974-76, acrylic, thread, rope, string and beads on canvas, 118 x 113 inches, 299.72 x 287.02 centimeters. Courtesy of Cherry and Martin.

Hippies Use Side Door: Alan Shields at Cherry and Martin


A mini-survey of work from the 1960s to the 1980s

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Marik Lechner, Untitled, 2013. Oil on canvas, 180 x 240 cm. Courtesy of Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

Urban Jungle: Marik Lechner in South Tel Aviv


Some of the paintings look as if they are still growing.

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Merlin James?, Signal Box, 2009. ?Acrylic and mixed media, ?53 x 57 cm. ?Courtesy the artist

Painting as Signal Box: Merlin James in Berlin


His show was at Kunste-Werke Berlin

Thursday, November 14th, 2013

Antonio Lopez, Gianni Versace Campaign, 1984. Copyright the Estate of Antonio Lopez, courtesy The Suzanne Geiss Company

Hard But Used: Gender, Sexuality and Drawing


Keep Your Timber Limber was at London’s ICA this summer

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Mengyun Han, Wandering Mind, 2012. Oil on canvas, 72 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Beijing: Mengyun Han at the Today Art Museum


despite the muddy waters of the Chinese art market, a young painter achieves transcendence

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

Figment-Project-1

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