criticismExhibitions
Monday, July 6th, 2015
 
Installation view of "Acting On Dreams" at Franklin Street Works, 2015. Courtesy of 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
 
Installation view of "Stan VanDerBeek" at Andrea Rosen, 2015. Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery.
An exhibition by one of the most important innovators in video and computer art recently concluded at Andrea Rosen. ...
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
 
Bruce Gagnier, The Boxer, 1990-2000. Bronze, 28 1/2 x 10 x 8 1/2 inches. Edition of 5 with 1 AP. Courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Arts.
The sculptor presents a new series of torqued bronze figures, drawing from the past. ...
 

Thursday, December 18th, 2003

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Urban Baroque at Plane Space, Jeremy Blake at Feigen Contemporary, Aristides Logothetis at Cue Art Foundation, Augusto Arbizo at Michael Steinberg


“Urban Baroque” at Plane Space through December 21 (102 Charles Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets, 917 606 1266) “Jeremy Blake: Autumn Almanac” at Feigen Contemporary through December 20 (535 W 20 Street, between 10 and 11th Aves, 212 929 0500) “Aristides Logothetis: Speculative Grammar” at Cue Art Foundation through January 24 (511 W 25…

Thursday, December 11th, 2003

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John Chamberlain at Allan Stone; Dan Flavin and John Chamberlain at Gagosian Gallery


Early and late Chamberlain are compared

Thursday, December 4th, 2003

Al Held at Robert Miller and Nancy Spero at Galerie Lelong


“Al Held: New Paintings” at Robert Miller Gallery, 524 W 26th Street (between 10th and 11th Avenues, phone: 212-366-4774) through January 3 “Nancy Spero: The War Series, 1966-70″ at Galerie Lelong (528 W 26th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, phone: 212-315-0470) through December 6 Al Held is an artist whose work I stare at for…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Lorna Marsh: Cage Paintings


Aldo Castillo Gallery 233 W. Huron St. Chicago, IL 60610. (312) 337-25 October 17  November 15, 2003 In the two years since 9/11 mainstream American artists have failed to confront the tragedy in any significant emotional depth. Peter Plagen’s statement in a 2002 Newsweek web exclusive, that “so far no impressive works about the attack have…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Shomei Tomatsu: Skin of the Nation


Japan Society 333 East 47th St. New York, NY 10017 212.832.1155 Through January 2, 2005 A striking black and white photograph of a cloud over the sea is entitled “Untitled [Hateruma-jima, Okinawa], from the series The Pencil of the Sun,” 1971, by Shomei Tomatsu (b. 1930). The isolated cloud, distinct against an empty sky, casts…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Nasreen Mohamedi


Talwar Gallery 108 East 16th St. New York, NY 10003 September. 18 to December 20, 2003 The photographs of Nasreen Mohamedi are a recent supplement to the drawings of this underknown Indian artist/ photographer/ writer. Fascinating in and of themselves, these 25 silver gelatin prints are being exhibited for the first time at Talwar Gallery….

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Al Held: Beyond Sense


Robert Miller Gallery 524 W 26th Street New York, NY 10001 212 366 4774 November 20, 2003 to January 3, 2004 However prepared you are for Al Held’s grandiosity, his work still overawes with technical finesse and compositional drama. Held is best when he’s big. His ability to paint imaginative images at colossal scale sets…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Let’s Talk about Sex


Reagen Louie: Orientalia- Sex in Asia Von Lintel Gallery 555 West 25th Street New York NY 10001 212 242 0599 September 4 to October 4, 2003 Jurgen Teller: Daddy You’re So Cute Lehmann Maupin 540 West 26th Street New York NY 10001 212-255-2923 September 13 to October 18, 2003 my people were fair and had…

Monday, December 1st, 2003

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Robert Adams: No Small Journeys, Across Shopping Center Parking Lots, Down City Streets


Mathew Marks Gallery 523 West 24th Street New York, New York Tel. 212.243.0200 November 8 to December 20, 2003 While many sources have been cited in reference to Robert Adams work, including the nineteenth century landscape photographs of Timothy O’Sullivan, the influence he denies is the one most heavily felt in the current exhibition at…

Friday, November 28th, 2003

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Will Barnet at Alexandre Gallery, Mari Lyons at First Street Gallery, Elizabeth O’Reilly at George Billis Gallery


“Will Barnet: Figuration and Abstraction” at Alexandre Gallery until November 29 (Fuller Building, 41 E. 57th Street at Madison Avenue, 212 755 2828) “Mari Lyons: Mostly Broadway at 80th Street” at First Street Gallery until November 29 (526 W. 26th Street Suite 915, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 646 336 8053) “Elizabeth O’Reilly” at George…