criticismExhibitions
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
 
Charles Gaines, Faces 1: Identity Politics, #4, W.E.B. Du Bois, 2018 (detail). Acrylic sheet, acrylic paint, lacquer, wood, 74 x 59-1/8 x 5-3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Paula Cooper Gallery.
An unusual show of portraits, on view in Chelsea through June 9 ...
Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
 
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A Synthesis of Intuitions is up through July 22 ...
Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
 
A two-part show at Bookstein Projects and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects ...
 

Saturday, June 19th, 2010

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Contrapuntal Infinitudes: Il Lee at Art Projects International


For some 30 years Il Lee has exclusively used, and abused, ballpoint pens.

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Hearne Pardee, Hearne Pardee, Birch Lane, 2010. Acrylic on Paper, 12 X 19 inches. Courtesy Bowery Gallery

Hearne Pardee at Bowery Gallery


This image was featured in the May 2010 listings

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Dawn Clements, Ruin, 2009. Sumi Ink on Paper, 143 x 116 inches. Courtesy of Pierogi 2000

Dawn Clements at The Boiler (Pierogi)


One senses that drawing is how Clements comes to grips with her surroundings, whether those stimuli are constructed, imagined or discovered.

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Michael Goldberg, Sam Wells, 1962. Oil on canvas, 99-3/4 x 88-3/4inches. Courtesy Knoedler & Company

Michael Goldberg at Knoedler & Company


Given their extraordinary force and paradoxical restraint, these paintings represent the kind of psychic change that distinguishes the fifties from the sixties.

Friday, June 4th, 2010

Gerard Mosse, Step Into Light, 2008-2009. Oil on Linen, 79 x 59 inches. Courtesy Elga Wimmer PCC

Gerard Mosse at Elga Wimmer


Reinterpreting Flavin’s purist experiments with light within the medium of oil on linen enables Mosse to describe the moment when color becomes something as indefinable as light.

Monday, May 10th, 2010

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Revolution in Felt and Fat: Joseph Beuys’s New York comeback


Joseph Beuys: Make the Secrets Productive at Pace Gallery, March 5 to April 10, 2010

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

Milton Avery, Drawbridge, 1932. Oil on canvas, 32 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Knoedler & Company

Milton Avery: Industrial Revelations, at Knoedler & Company


If nature was his springboard, as Avery once famously declared, then in this body of work nature is also the lens through which he experienced the city.

Friday, April 30th, 2010

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Worth the Trip: Fred Tomaselli lands in Brooklyn


His touring exhibition, now arriving at the Brooklyn Museum, was reviewed at the Tang this summer.

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

Dorothea Rockburne, Universe Series, 1994-99. Raw pigment, acrylic medium and charcoal on watercolor paper, mounted on ragboard, six panels, each 22 x 30 inches. Images courtesy of New York Studio School.

Dorothea Rockburne: Astronomy Drawings at the New York Studio School


These staggering images made it clear that the universe is an interconnected assembly of electrical circuits and that energy and matter are, indeed, infinite in their connectivity.

Friday, April 16th, 2010

Pawel Wojtasik, At the Still Point, 2010, 5-channel video installation with soundscape by Stephen Vitiello. Photo by Etienne Frossard. Image courtesy of Smack Mellon.

Pawel Wojtasik at Smack Mellon


The size of the projection is matched by the scale of its content.