criticismExhibitions
Saturday, April 16th, 2016
 
download-(3)
A recent group show connects dots between form and narrative. ...
Saturday, April 16th, 2016
 
lehoux_fifthfloorgalleries_2340
A recent sound art installation at the Whitney tries to link two New York institutions. ...
Thursday, April 14th, 2016
 
RBFW
Humor and hermeneutics collide in the duo’s retrospective. ...
 

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Eric-Brown, Hieroglyph, 2015. Oil on linen, 10 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Ille Arts, Amagansett, New York

Playful Strategies: Eric Brown in Amagansett


July in the Hamptons saw this show of intimately scaled paintings of reserved exuberance

Monday, July 20th, 2015

k-period-michal-helfman_DSF9092-low-res-683x1024

Change and Displacement: Michal Helfman at K.


A recent short-run exhibition questions politics and culture through economics and exchange.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

freedom-culture-crop

“Freedom Culture” at The Journal Gallery


Journal’s summer group show explores the creation of meaning in a world of pluralities and abundant choices.

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Ching Ho Cheng, Queenie Study (Panel II of Queenie Triptych), 1968. Gouache and ink on rag board, 30 X 30 inches. Courtesy of Sybao Cheng-Wilson.

Visionaries and Visions: Retrospectives of Tseng Kwong Chi and Ching Ho Cheng


Two innovative artists show the contributions that can be made amid cultural turbulence.

Monday, July 6th, 2015

CultureStrike & Justseeds, Migration Now!, 2012. Screen prints and letter press; First edition, dimensions variable. Courtesy of CultureStrike. Photo by Chad Kleitsch.

Social Justice in the Studio and in the Street: Art and Activism at 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

Stan VanDerBeek, Black Micro Kosmos, 1975. Embossed print on paper, 20 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen.

A Room With A Field: Stan VanDerBeek’s Poemfields


An exhibition by one of the most important innovators in video and computer art recently concluded at Andrea Rosen.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

Gagnier,-Paulette-1

Bruce Gagnier: Shouldering into the Past


The sculptor presents a new series of torqued bronze figures, drawing from the past.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Installation shot, Luca Dellaverson: Fight This Generation at Tilton Gallery, June 2015

The Haze of Passing Years: Luca Dellaverson at Tilton Gallery


Dellaverson breaks apart the monochrome. On view on East 76th Street through June 26

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

PETER_FOX_SIDE_EYED_LoRes

Spinning Out a Readymade: Peter Fox at Front Room Gallery


New paintings by the artist mark a departure and new invention: the use of negative space.

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Pablo Picasso, Erotic Scene (La Douceur), 1903. Oil on canvas, 27-5/8 x 21-7/8 inches. Metropolitan Museum of Art. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

A Sly Wit: Piotr Uklanski at the Met


two exhibitions: his photography and his selection of works in the museum