criticismExhibitions
Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
 
Joan Semmel, Purple Diagonal, 980. Oil on canvas, 78 x 104 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates.
Two concurrent exhibitions by women painters, about the body, its love, and labors. ...
Friday, May 8th, 2015
 
Etel Adnan, Untitled, 2014. Oil on canvas, 13 x 16.1 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong.
New work by the poet and painter, reviewed by one of artcritical’s poet-critics. ...
Thursday, May 7th, 2015
 
Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Cain and Abel, 2013. Inkjet print, 39 1/2 x 49 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery.
The photographer’s new series connects the financial crisis to biblical narratives of guilt and redemption. ...
 

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Tomer Aluf, Untitled, 2014. Oil on canvas, 60 x 54 inches. Courtesy of the artist and KANSAS, New York.

Sweet and Dandy: Tomer Aluf’s Bohemian Paintings


The artist’s first solo exhibition at KANSAS, New York, shows his discernment and love of the visual and physical promenade.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

William Conger, #131, 2014. Gouache on paper, 5 x 4 inches. Courtesy of Studio Vendome Projects

Beyond Image: William Conger of Chicago


A veteran abstract painter defined by and defining his city.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Installation shot, Spaced Out - Migration To The Interior, lower floor. Photo: Greg Mionske / Red Bull Content Pool

Total Work of Art: “Spaced Out” at Red Bull Studios


Curated by Phong Bui, works and installation alike evoke psychedelic experience

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

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Fine Lines: Kate Shepherd at Galerie Lelong


The last day of her Chelsea show is today

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Adventures Close to Home: Do Ho Suh at Lehmann Maupin


The artist’s drawings are collected in a new monograph and a show that spans both of Lehmann Maupin’s New York locations

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.