Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
The second of artcritical’s 2015 dispatches from Venice ...
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Ellen McFadden, Toketee, 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ampersand Gallery.
Sea, sky, air, and space meet in the respectively trippy, geometric, and photorealist images of three artists. ...
Thursday, September 10th, 2015
Installation view of "Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Theory," 2015, at the Garage Musuem. Photograph © 2015 by Egor Slizyak and Denis Sinyakov, courtesy of the Garage Museum.
Moscow premieres a stunning museum for contemporary art. ...

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


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

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Jane Alexander, Butcher Boys, 1985-1986. Mixed media. Iziko South African National Gallery Permanent Collection

South Africa’s Forwards: High scoring centennial survey at National Gallery greets World Cup

Far from being a studious plod through history, this is the coolest party in town.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

Edward Millman, Fresco Detail, St Louis, MO Post Office, 1942. Tempera on masonite

Los Tres Grandes: US Artists Interpret the Mexican Muralists

Translating Revolution: U.S. Artists Interpret Mexican Muralists at the National Museum of Mexican Art. Chicago, Illinois

Thursday, April 1st, 2010

Mercedes Matter, Tabletop Still Life, ca. 1936. Oil on canvas, 43 x 48 inches, Private collection, Florida.

Mercedes Matter at the Weisman Gallery, Pepperdine University

There’s an internalized severity to her art; its fierce angularity suggests an appetite for sensual abandon constrained by geometry, argues HEARNE PARDEE