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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 ...
 

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

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Model as Mayhem: Franklin Evans pace Yve-Alain Bois


“…fashion or soft-core erotica are intermittently spaced around the gallery to form an underlayer of camp.”

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Installation shot of the exhibition under review with David Brody's untitled 2014 sculpture suspended from the ceiling. Courtesy of Pierogi

“Leave Me All On Fire”: David Brody at the Boiler


A drawing animation, absolutely flat and yet 3-D at the same time

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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Eco-Formalism: Maya Lin at the Parrish Art Museum


Lin’s ecological concerns are apparent, but are they persuasive?

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Surface Tension: William Corwin on Amalia Piccinini and Stephen Maine


Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance.

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Milton Resnick, Untitled, 1989. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches. Copyright The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation, 2014. Courtesy Cheim & Read.

Man Out of Time: Milton Resnick at Mana Contemporary


Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

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Wanted but Undesired: Andy Warhol at the 1964 World’s Fair


The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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Sun and Earth: Melanie Schiff at Kate Werble


Melanie Schiff’s work encourages viewers to stare at the sun.

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Installation view, "Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral," The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Courtesy of the artist and The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Photograph by Aileen June Wang.

Wood, Light and Steel from Ash: Xu Bing’s Phoenixes


Xu Bing’s interest in metamorphosis takes form as two colossal phoenixes.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Installation view, “Camille Henrot: The Restless Earth,” New Museum, 2014.
Courtesy of the New Museum, New York. Photo by Benoit Pailley.

Archive of the Everything, Forever: Camille Henrot at the New Museum


Camille Henrot’s ambitious exhibition displays her woven roles as archivist, anthropologist, artist.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Installation view, "Jayson Musson: Abstract Art Exhibit," courtesy of Salon 94.

Punchline in Search of a Comedian: Jayson Musson takes on Nancy


Jayson Musson’s comics-inspired show is at Salon 94 Bowery.