criticismExhibitions
Monday, January 18th, 2016
 
A show of new and old work by the English sculptor illuminates the natural world. ...
Friday, January 15th, 2016
 
Julien Bismuth, Willy Billy, 2013. Digital video, TRT: 23:51 minutes, edition of three, plus two APs. Courtesy of the artist and Simone Subal.
Misshapen figures reveal new ways of thinking about the human body on display. ...
Friday, January 1st, 2016
 
publicity image for Alex Katz windows at Barney's, New York
Jpegs were gathered, soundbites poised, but circumstances got the better of noble intentions ...
 

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

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Secret World: The Art of Martin Wong


The East Village artist, who died in 1999, gets a retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

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Swansong for the Williamsburg Scene: Mike Ballou at Pierogi


His goofy sculptures help close Pierogi’s main space in Brooklyn as they move to Manhattan

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Ann Pibal, RBWC3, 2013. Acrylic on aluminum, 12-3/4 x 17-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Lucien Terras

Like a Sequence of Thoughts: Ann Pibal at Lucien Terras


quietly resonant color and stringent asymmetry, on view through January 17

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

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Ceci N’est Pas: “Not a Photo” at The Hole


An exhibition explores photography’s relationship to and influence on other media.

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Jean Tinguely, Trüffelsau, 1984.

Mindless Machines: Jean Tinguely at Gladstone


The gallery mounts a retrospective of the artist’s madcap kinetic sculptures.

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Doron Langberg, Tyler, 2015, oil on linen, 35 x 45 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Seeing What Sticks: Doron Langberg & Gaby Collins-Fernandez


Two young artists who are friends, at Danese/Corey

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Peter Gallo, Glanz, der nicht tro?sten will, Glanz. Die Toten —sie betteln noch, Franz. (Celan), n.d. Oil & thread on canvas. 55 x 35 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and ZieherSmith & Horton

The Panopticon, The Pill and The Practitioner: David Byrd and Peter Gallo


The Patients and the Doctors at Zieher Smith & Horton

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

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Retrospective Scraps: A Survey of Work by Nicola Ginzel


The artist’s embroidered fragments act as drawing, sculpture, and collage.

Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

Simon Hantaï, Blancs, 1973-1974. Acrylic on canvas, 78 x 84 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery

Eyes Wide Shut: Simon Hantaï at Paul Kasmin


In the Blancs, colored forms made by folding and creasing the canvas

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Installation view of "Carol Szymanski: My Life is an Index," 2015, at Tanja Grunert. Courtesy of the artist and Tanja Grunert. Photography by Sveva Costa Sanseverino.

Day Jobs, Dictators and Musical Scales: Carol Szymanski at Tanja Grunert


An artist returns from her day job with new work documenting life, big and small.