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Saturday, March 17th, 2012

Guercino (Francesco Barbieri), Et in Arcadia Ego, 1618-22. Oil on canvas, 82 x 91 cm. Galleria Borghese, Rome

Working Space 1600: Shows in Rome of Guercino, Caravaggio and their Contemporaries


Reflections on Baroque painting and modernism.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

The Merger, Cuban Pocket Knife. Photo: Roslyn Bernstein for artcritical

Where Artists Are Richer Than Doctors: Report from Havana


The starving artist stereotype is, surprisingly, not the Cuban model

Friday, October 28th, 2011

Helen Pashgian, Untitled, 1968-69, cast polyester resin. 8 inches diameter. Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. Photo by Philipp Scholz Rittermann.

No Choice But To Trust The Senses: California Light and Space Revisited


“Phenomenal” at  San Diego MoCA prompts rethink of West Coast minimalism

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Yang Yong's installation, Lightscape, on view at the 2011 Guangzhou Triennial

Forums in Motion: The Guangzhou Triennial


Conference helps put prosperous city on par with more sophisticated Chinese centers

Sunday, October 9th, 2011

Ellen Lanyon, Majolica Tea, 2010. Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Valerie Carberry Gallery

Keeping Your Balance in the Windy City: Report from Chicago


Philip Pearlstein and Ellen Lanyon at Carberry, Ed Valentine at Warren, Matthew Woodward, Amy Casey

Monday, August 29th, 2011

Paul Kos, Aspen, 2009. Video projection on paint on canvas. 6 x 8 inches. Courtesy of Gallery Paule Anglim

Quasi Una Fantasia: A Summer Trio From San Francisco


Paul Kos and Jim Melchert at Paule Anglim, Shahzia Sikander at the Art Institute

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Lois Dodd, Elliott's Place, 1993. Oil on panel, 11-3/4 x 19 inches. Courtesy of Caldbeck Gallery

Interesting for No Good Reason: Lois Dodd in Maine


A 40 year survey of real and imagined scenes at the Calbeck Gallery, Rockland, this summer

Monday, August 15th, 2011

Brian Banda, Empty Promises, 2011. Acrylic on cardboard. photo by Silver Simphor

Paris-Harare: Focus on Inner Vision


Artists from Harare’s First Floor Gallery were on view at Pavé D’Orsay in Paris this Spring

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

Tejal Shah, You Too Can Touch the Moon (from the Hijra Fantasy series), 2006. Numbered photograph on archival paper, 147 x 96.5 cm. Courtesy de l’artiste et Project 88, Bombay

Passage to Postmodernity: Paris-Delhi-Bombay


at the Centre Pompidou through September 19

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Horst Ademeit: untitled mixed media / polaroid, 11 x 9 cm Courtesy Galerie Susanne Zander, Cologne

Mystique and conspiracy: The Polaroids of Horst Ademeit


An oeuvre of several thousand photographs and hundreds of pages of text.