criticismExhibitions
Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
 
Hiraki Sawa (left), Dwelling, 2002. Video, 9:20 minutes; Olafur Eliasson (right), Yellow Double Hung Windows, 1999. Two halogen, 60 watt profle spotlights on tripod with gobos, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artists and 601Artspace. Photo: Jason Mandella
Curated by Jesse Penridge and Harriet Salmon, through July 31 ...
Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
 
Jill Nathanson, Key of Be, 2016. Acrylic and polymers with oil on panel, 60 x 60 inches. © Jill Nathanson. Courtesy Berry Campbell Gallery
“Nathanson’s colors feel harvested from sensations of all that is sunlit” ...
Saturday, June 23rd, 2018
 
Installation shot of the exhibition under review, Jordan Wolfson, Riverboat song, 2017–2018, David Zwirner Gallery
Jordan Wolfson: Riverboat song at David Zwirner through June 23 ...
 

Sunday, February 1st, 2004

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Trevor Winkfield: Gardens and Bouquets


Tibor de Nagy Gallery 724 Fifth Avenue, 12th fl New York, NY 10019 212-262-5050 through February 7, 2004 With his fourth exhibition at Tibor de Nagy, Trevor Winkfield brings a new twist to his jazzy, collage-like paintings. Not that the new theme-Gardens and Bouquets-appreciably changes their impression of playful but careful chaos; the mechanistic, semi-abstracted…

Sunday, February 1st, 2004

George Sugarman: Painted Aluminum Sculpture, 1977-1996


Joan T. Washburn 20 West 57 Street, New York, N.Y., 10019 212-397-6780 January 8-February 28, 2004 What if, with a glance, a solid could be made weightless? What if all our ideas about matter were an illusion stemming from a state of mind, which once changed, changed the physical world with it. Then we could…

Sunday, February 1st, 2004

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Cynthia Hartling


N3 Project Space 85 North 3rd Street, 2nd Floor Williamsburg (between Whythe and Berry) Good painting has a way of eluding critical explication. It is often said in critical dialogue about painting that good painting has a quality of inevitability about it. Good painting, they say, could not have been otherwise. Like all truisms, this…

Sunday, February 1st, 2004

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Lee Lozano, Drawn from Life: 1961 – 1971


PS1 Contemporary Art Center 22-25 Jackson Ave at 46th Ave in Long Island City, New York January 22 – May 1, 2004 I went to see the Lee Lozano show at P.S. 1 with a friend of mine who used to be her pot dealer and (briefly) her lover. In the reception area there is…

Sunday, February 1st, 2004

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The Painting Undone: Supports/Surfaces


This chapter is from the author‘s Polychrome Profusion: Selected Art Criticism: 1990 – 2002 Lenox, MA: Hard Press Editions, 2004, $24.95 The Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne is located near Lyon about two hours south of Paris on the TGV, the fast train that continues to draw France closer together and leech away Paris’s longstanding monopoly on…

Sunday, February 1st, 2004

LOVERS: Drawings by Rosemarie Beck and Paul Resika, 1968-69


Lori Bookstein Fine Art 37 West 57 Street, 3rd Floor New York Opens February 14th, 3-6 pm Continues through March 12, 2004 1968. Year of the “Events”. The Summer of Love and all that. In a studio in New York’s Washington Square, two young artists stage an event of their own: a pair of lovers…

Thursday, January 29th, 2004

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Philip Pearlstein: Recent Paintings at Robert Miller Gallery


through February 7 524 West 26th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-366-4774 A version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, January 29, 2004 Philip Pearlstein tests limits – his own, his models’, his admirers’. He is not always an artist who is easy to like, but for anyone serious about painting…

Thursday, January 22nd, 2004

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Leon Golub at Ronald Feldman, Sandy Walker at Wooster Arts Space, Jacque Rochester at N3 Project Space


“Leon Golub: Graeco-Roman Colossi 1959-64 + Erotica, etc., 2000-03” at Ronald Feldman Fine Arts until February 7 (31 Mercer Street, between Grand Street and Canal, 212-226-3232). Prices: $5,000-$350,000. “Sandy Walker: Large Ink Drawings” at Wooster Arts Space until February 14 (147 Wooster Street, between Houston and Prince Streets, 212-777-6338). Prices: $2,000-$5,000. “Jacque Rochester: Paintings” at…

Thursday, January 15th, 2004

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Joseph Beuys at Gagosian Gallery and Georg Baselitz at Michael Werner


“Joesph Beuys: Jeder Griff Muss Sitzen – Just Hit the Mark, Works from the Speck Collection” Gagosian Gallery until February 14 (980 Madison Avenue, at 77th Street, 212-744-2313). “Georg Baselitz: Recent Paintings” Michael Werner until February 7 (4 East 77th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-988-1623). Does this career sound familiar? A decorated German…

Tuesday, January 13th, 2004

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James Hyde at Brent Sikkema, Suzanne Caporael at Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, Graham Parks at Feigen Contemporary


“James Hyde” at Brent Sikkema until February 5 (530 W 22 Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-929-2262). “Suzanne Caporael” at Greenberg Van Doren Gallery until February 12 (730 Fifth Ave at 57th Street, 212-445-0444). “Graham Parks” at Feigen Contemporary until February 19 (535 W 20th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-929-0500). It seems…