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. ...
 

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Matthew Ritchie, Line of Play (2009), Powder coated aluminum, vinyl and acrylic.?Approximately 30 feet 6 inches by 20 feet 5 inches. Located in Main Concourse, NW Entry. Photo: James Smith/Dallas Cowboys

Heavy Hitters: The Art of Football, Dallas-Style


The new Cowboys stadium gets museum-worthy murals by renowned contemporary artists.

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

work of Paul McCarthy on view in the exhibition, Alpha Omega – Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection Photo: Fanis Vlastaras & Rebecca Constantopoulou Courtesy: The DESTE Foundation

In the Shadow of the Parthenon


Report from… Athens, and evidence of the heroic spirit in recent Greek painting.

Sunday, November 21st, 2010

Benicia Gantner, Ruby + Gold Waterweb, 2010. Vinyl collage on plexiglas, mounted on wood frame, 42 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Walker Contemporary, Boston

Abstraction in a Cold Climate


Kristin Baker at the MFA, Boston, and commercial gallery shows of Joanne Mattera, Imi Hwangbo and Benicia Gantner

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

detail, Barbara Probst, see article for full image and caption

Vitality Amidst the Ruins: Lower Manhattan’s gritty golden age


Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices at the Reina Sofia, Madrid, June 10 – September 2, 2010

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

Nadir Afonso, Composiço Geométrica, 1947

Curved Forms, Out of the Loop: Portugal’s Nadir Afonso


Exhibition continues at Museu do Chiado through October 3

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem Theophilis III inspecting newly installed artefacts at the Israel Museum. Courtesy of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The New Jerusalem: Israel Museum reopens


Rooms are curated by Yinka Shonibare, Susan Hiller and Zvi Goldstein, and there’s a monumental sculpture by Anish Kapoor

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Nikí de Saint Phalle, Crucifixion, ca. 1965.  Miscellaneous objects on painted polyester. 236 x 147 x 61.5 cm

Our Bodies, Ourselves: elles@centrepompidou


Women Artists in the Collection of the Musée National d’Art Moderne, through February 21

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

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Keeping an Eye on the Windy City


Report from… Chicago: Roger Hiorn on the Art Institute roof, Tony Tasset’s EYE in Pritzker Park, John Parot’s pyramid

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

Baba Anand, The Major Arcana: The Fools Journey, detail. Courtesy of Religare Arts Initiative, Delhi

Dalí’s Delhi Disciple: Baba Anand at the Religare Arts Initiative


Inspired by Salvador Dalí’s World Tarot deck, the artist reinvents Surrealist spectacle with frenetic embellishment.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Messe and Ramda plaza - tallest building in Basel

It’s June so it must be Basel


Art Basel and related fairs in Basel, Switzerland