criticismExhibitions
 
Stephen Maine, HP11-0402,  2011. Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and 490 Atlantic Gallery.
Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance. ...
 
Photograph of Milton Resnick.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary. ...
 
Andy Warhol, Nelson Rockefeller, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, 75 x 56 x 1 1/4 inches. Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation, courtesy of The Queens Museum.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair. ...
 


Richard Pousette-Dart at Knoedler & Co, Isamu Noguchi at PaceWildenstein, Lee Krasner at Robert Miller


Richard Pousette-Dart: Mythic Heads and Forms, Paintings & Drawings from 1935 to 1942 Knoedler & Co, 19 E 70th Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, phone: 212-794-0550 through Nov 5 33 MacDougal Alley: The Interlocking Sculpture of Isamu Noguchi PaceWildenstein, 32 E 57th Street, East of Madison Aveunue, phone: 212-421-3292, through October 4 Lee Krasner: “After…


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Janine Antoni at Luhring Augustine, Danica Phelps at LFL Gallery, Dara Birnbaum at The Jewish Museum


Janine Antoni Luhring Augustine, 531 W 24th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, phone: 212-206-9100, through October 25 Danica Phelps: Integrating Sex Into Everyday Life LFL Gallery 530 W 24th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, phone: 212-989-7700, through Erwartung/Expectancy: A Video Installation by Dara Birnbaum The Jewish Museum, 1109 Fifth Avenue on the northeast corner…


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Mario Naves


Elizabeth Harris Gallery 529 W. 20th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, New York NY 10001 212-463-9666 September 4 to October 4, 2003 AN ART CRITIC NEEDS NO PRACTICAL TRAINING, no personal immersion in any aspect of craft. In theory, it is enough for a critic to know his history and to have an eye…


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Requiem For War: Paintings by Hans Burkhardt


Jack Rutberg Fine Arts 357 North La Brea Avenue Los Angeles 323 938-5222 July 11 to October 25, 2003 Hans Burkhardt responds to war with deep felt feelings of rage, horror, and disgust. Moreover, he expresses these feelings with a sure hand that takes us to the brink of annihilation and back. It’s an exhausting…


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George Peck


Florence Lynch Gallery, 531-539 West 25th Street, Ground Floor, New York NY 10001 212-924-3290 September 4 to October 4, 2003 For the past several years, George Peck has been painting on large plastic drop cloths, the kind bought in a hardware store or a from a commercial paint supplier. The paintings consist of two layers,…


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Barnaby Furnas


Marianne Boesky 535 West 22 Street New York NY 10011 September 6 – October 4, 2003 Guns blazing, Barnaby Furnas returns for his second solo show at Marianne Boesky, offering, in three dozen works on paper, a spectacle of guts, glory, and an occasional orgy. In colors that have become archetypes in today’s print media,…


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Richard Stankiewicz at AXA Gallery and Rachel Harrison, Hirsch Perlman, Dieter Roth, Jack Smith, Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks Gallery


“Miracle in the Scrap Heap: The Sculpture of Richard Stankiewicz” at AXA Gallery until September 25 (The Equitable Building Atrium, 787 Seventh Avenue, at 51st Street, 212-554-2015). Rachel Harrison, Hirsch Perlman, Dieter Roth, Jack Smith, Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks Gallery until September 13 (523 W. 24th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-243-0200) “A…


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Watercolor at Kouros Gallery


23 East 73 Street New York NY 10021, 212 288 5888 August 6-22, 2003 exhibition travels to Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center Auburn, NY in May-June 2004 Watercolor, once the Cinderella of mediums, has been having a ball recently. Pamela Auchincloss and Melissa Meyer curated a survey of 22 abstract painters who use watercolor in 2001…


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Peter Reginato at The Hudson River Museum, Aleš Veselý at Carosso Fine Art, Wim Devoye in Madison Square Park


Eye Candy: Sculptures by Peter Reginato at The Hudson River Museum until September 7 (511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, 914 963-4550) Aleš Veselý: Infinite Point: Works on paper & studies for sculpture at Carosso Fine Art through September 25 (42 E 76 New York, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212-744-5400) Wim Delvoye in Madison Square Park…


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Watercolor


Kouros Gallery 23 East 73 Street, New York August 6-22, 2003 End of season group shows are a little like summer movies. They have the advantage of setting out simply to please. In a category-loving art climate, the last exhibition usually relaxes the categories. Works tend to be smaller, allowing us to look at art…