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 ...
 

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Ruben Pater, Drone Survival Guide, 2013. Offset printed on Chromolux ALU-E mirrored paper 19 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and apexart.

Black Ships Ate the Sky: Drones and Photography at apexart


The confluences of flight and photography, forensics and art, are explored in an exhibition now at apexart.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

detail of Roxy Paine, Checkpoint, 2014. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery

Denuded Lens: Roxy Paine at Marianne Boesky


spatial and informational compression in sculptures of relentless, scrupulous exploration

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Richard Prince, installation view, "Richard Prince: New Portraits," 2014, at Gagosian Gallery. © Richard Prince. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Robert McKeever.

Try to Make Yourself a Work of Art: Richard Prince’s New Portraits at Gagosian


Richard Prince uses Instagram, but not in the way most people do.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

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Mind Craft: Munro Galloway’s New Paintings and Drawings


Galloway show’s his head-hand coordination.

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Samuel Fosso, Mémoire d'un ami, 2000. Gelatin-silver print, 98 x 146 cm. Courtesy of the Walther Collection.

“Would You Please Keep Looking, Please?”: Samuel Fosso at the Walther Collection


Fosso challenges visions of African identity through self-portraiture.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Xanti Schawinsky, Sphera (2859), 1970. Airbrush paint on two layers of stretched guaze on frame, 37 x 36.75 x 1.25 inches. Photograph courtesy of Broadway 1602.

Revival: Xanti Schawinsky is Rediscovered


Two concurrent exhibitions of the artist’s work run in Midtown and Soho.

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Josh Dorman, Memento Mori, 2014. Ink, acrylic and antique paper on two panels, 56 x 120 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ryan Lee Gallery.

Nature Tries Again: Josh Dorman at Ryan Lee


Geological-, biological-, and mechanical-history paintings as collage.

Saturday, September 27th, 2014

Paul Sietsema, Red painting, 2014. Enamel on linen, 50 1/8 x 46 3/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Matthew Marks Gallery.

Trompe-l’oeil and Postmodern Cheek: Paul Sietsema at Matthew Marks


Is trompe-l’oeil painting inherently anti-climactic?

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Harry Roseman, March 25, 2005.

Snips and Snaps: Harry Roseman’s Haircuts at Sacha & Olivier


A show that gives new meaning to “salon hang”

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

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Everything and Nothing At All: Roman Opalka Painting Infinity


Number paintings and early works on paper at Dominique Lévy