criticismExhibitions
Monday, July 6th, 2015
 
Installation view of "Acting On Dreams" at Franklin Street Works, 2015. Courtesy of Franklin Street Works.
A group show explores the use of art in social justice activism, collective action, and the aesthetics of politics. ...
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
 
Installation view of "Stan VanDerBeek" at Andrea Rosen, 2015. Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery.
An exhibition by one of the most important innovators in video and computer art recently concluded at Andrea Rosen. ...
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
 
Bruce Gagnier, The Boxer, 1990-2000. Bronze, 28 1/2 x 10 x 8 1/2 inches. Edition of 5 with 1 AP. Courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Arts.
The sculptor presents a new series of torqued bronze figures, drawing from the past. ...
 

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Dorothea Rockburne, Scalar,1971. Chipboard, crude oil, paper and nails, 80 x 114-1/2 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York © 2014 Dorothea Rockburne / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Thought Embodied: Dorothea Rockburne’s Drawing Which Makes Itself


now in its final week at MoMA

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013

Jeff Williams, Oxidation Table, 2013, steel, hydrogen peroxide, muriatic acid, 108 x 60 x 36 inches. Photo by Brad Farwell. Courtesy of Jack Hanley Gallery.

Atomic Minimalism: Jeff Williams at Jack Hanley


Chemical reactions yield striking physical changes in raw materials

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Sangram Majumdar, Interrupted, 2013. Oil on linen, 30 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Striving For Obfuscation: Sangram Majumdar’s Strange New Turn


On view at Steven Harvey and Projector, through December 22

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Patricia Treib, Accoutrements, 2013, oil on canvas, 66 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Wallspace.

The Theater of Abstraction: Patricia Treib at Wallspace


Her paint is thinned to the consistency of buttermilk

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Mike Yaniro, Caric 1, 2013, graphite and ink on paper, found frame, 21 x 18 inches. Courtesy of Room East.

Sign Painting and Image: Mike Yaniro at Room East


A young artist’s debut on the Lower East Side plays with language, drawing, and commercial processes

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Matthew Blackwell, He Tries, 2011, detail. Oil and acrylic on canvas with collage, 65-1/5 x 46-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Edward Thorp Gallery

Bear Men in the Twilight Zone: Matthew Blackwell at Edward Thorp


His sculptures and paintings explicitly cross-pollinate for the first time

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Alex Katz, Black Brook, 1989. Oil on board, 9 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Peter Blum Gallery

Time Stands Still: Alex Katz Small Paintings


a survey from 1987 to 2013 at Peter Blum Gallery

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Gregory Amenoff, Kronos II, 2012. Oil on canvas, 84 x 76 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

Secular Exhilerations: Gregory Amenoff and Nature


His exhibition, Trace, is at Alexandre gallery through November 23

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

BALTHUS, ?Untitled, c. 1999–2000?. Color Polaroid?, 4 x 4 inches. ?© Harumi Klossowska de Rola. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery

Super-Sized and Compromised: Balthus at Gagosian


Balthus: The Last Studies on view through December 21.

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Met Hitchcock, Amazing Grace, Letters cut from the Bhagavad Gita, 2013. Detail. Courtesy of Studio 10

Red Letter Day: Meg Hitchcock’s Cut-and-Pastes from Scripture


The Land of Bliss was at Studio 10, Bushwick