criticismExhibitions
 
Elizabeth Ferry, installation view of "Dems Toad," 2014, at Honey Ramka. Courtesy of the gallery.
An exhibition of sculptures and paintings of beastly sexual energy. ...
 
Carla Gannis, The Garden of Emoji Delights, 2014. Digital C-print, detail of left panel. Courtesy of the Artists
On view at Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago ...
 
Michael Bell-Smith, Blind on Rips, 2014. Vinyl film on polyester painted aluminum composite panel, 47 1/2 × 35 5/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Foxy Production.
Who is the Elmer Fudd of Post-Internet art? ...
 


Nathan Lyons, Untitled (Return Your Mind to Its Upright Position), 1998-2013. Two gelatin silver prints, 4 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches each. © Nathan Lyons, courtesy of Bruce Silverstein Gallery, NY.

Mind Ride: Nathan Lyons at Bruce Silverstein


The iconic photographer presents a new book and a new exhibition.


Vicky Colombet, Earth series # 1305, 2014. Oil, pigment, alkyd wash on canvas, 7-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Christian Duvernois Landscape/Gallery

A Philosophy of Form: In Vicky Colombet, Abstraction and Nature Meet on Equal Terms


Her show continues at Christian Duvernois


installation shot with works from the First series, 2014 by Richard Nonas. Courtesy of Fergus McCaffrey

Field Anthropologist: The Sculptures of Richard Nonas


His show was at Fergus McCaffrey earlier this fall


Detlef Aderhold, Aufriss (detail), 2007. Collage and ink on paper mounted on canvas, 59 x 47 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

The Heart, the Mind, or Somewhere in Between: On Detlef E. Aderhold’s “Null Komma Null”


Affect made material in paint.


Alexander Ross, Untitled, 2014. Crayon on paper, 30 x 22 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David Nolan Gallery.

Hybrids, Mutants: Alexander Ross at David Nolan


A show of “Archimboldo-esque coagulations that insist on being read as faces.”


Neil Greenberg, Urban "What If" Map, 2013. Crayon, ink, and colored pencil on paper. Courtesy of the artist and Staten Island Arts.

Social Collaboration in the Fifth Borough: William Corwin and Neil Greenberg at Staten Island Arts


Show remembers the borough’s past and imagines possible futures


Ying Li, City Series #3, Blue Curtain; 2014. Oil on panel, 10 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the artist and The Painting Center.

Clusterfunk: Six Solo Shows in Two Galleries


Two galleries cluster three solo shows each, a less-than-ideal way to show interesting work by six artists.


Bettina Blohm, Diagram 1, 2014. Charcoal on paper, Courtesy of Marc Straus Gallery

Diagrams Intuited: Bettina Blohm at Marc Straus


An abstract painter with drawing roots in the landscape


Theresa Chong, LU (Walking Carefully), 2014. Gouache and colored pencil on Shikibu Gampi, 12 x 11-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Imagined Landscape: Theresa Chong at Danese/Corey


A show of small works on paper, through November 15


Christopher Williams; Untitled (Study in Yellow/ Berlin) / Dirk Schaper Studio, Berlin / June 21, 2007 (No. 1); 2008. Chromogenic color print, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London and Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne © Christopher Williams.

The Production Line of Credulity: The Rhetoric of Christopher Williams


Williams’s recent retrospective was praised for its critical and visual ingenuity, but was that adoration misplaced?