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. ...
 

Saturday, November 1st, 2003

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Michael St. John


Cynthia Broan Gallery 23 East 73 Street, New York In the mid-Nineteenth Century, the French poet and art critic Charles Baudelaire published his famous essay, The Painter of Modern Life. He proposed a new model of the artist as an individual who was simultaneously immersed in and detached from the miasma of contemporary urban life. In…

Saturday, November 1st, 2003

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Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective of Drawings


Whitney Museum of American Art 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street New York, NY 10021 November 20, 2003 – February 15, 2004 Arshile Gorky made a slow and painstaking journey through the art of Picasso and Miró during the 1930s and emerged with his own distinct visual language. Gorky represents the forgotten art of immersion,…

Saturday, November 1st, 2003

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Vincent van Gogh: The Drawings


The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street (212) 879-5500 October 18, 2005–December 31, 2005 There are about 1,100 Van Gogh drawings in existence and this exhibition includes 113 of them. Art historians have spent many years analyzing the work of Van Gogh but he remains an enigma. How and why did…

Saturday, November 1st, 2003

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Brooklyn Shakers: Paintings and Photographs


Wooster Arts Space 147 Wooster Street New York NY 10012 212-777-6338 August 31-October 1, 2005 The six emerging artists in this exhibition–painters Eric Ayotte, Jon Elliot, and Gwenessa Lam, and photographers Jaishri Abichandani, Lisa di Donato, and Tod Seelie—each portray ways we have transformed, for better or worse, the natural world. The computer plays an…

Saturday, November 1st, 2003

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American Cutout


The New York Studio School 8 West 8th Street New York NY 10011 October 15 through November 22, 2003 This show encompasses a number of different styles and formats, namely cutouts and collage, and the definition of “cutout” is meant to be multi-faceted.. Cutout generally means cutting out shapes and placing them on some sort…

Thursday, October 30th, 2003

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Melissa Meyer at Elizabeth Harris Gallery and Andrea Belag at Bill Maynes Gallery


“Melissa Meyer” at Elizabeth Harris Gallery, 529 West 20th Street, New York (between 10th and 11th Avenues 212 463 9666) through November 8 “Andrea Belag: New Paintings” and “White: A Group Show”, curated by Andrea Belag, at Bill Maynes Gallery, 529 West 20th Street, New York (between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 741 3318) through…

Thursday, October 23rd, 2003

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Julian Schnabel at PaceWildenstein, Julie Heffernan at P.P.O.W., Laura Harrison at Paul Sharpe


“Julian Schnabel: New Indian Paintings and Selected Sculpture” at PaceWildenstein until November 15 (534 W. 25th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-929-7000). Prices: TK. “Julie Heffernan: New Paintings” at P.P.O.W until November 8 (555 W. 25th Street, second Floor, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-647-1044). “Laura Harrison: Building Portraits: Surface and Space in Landmark…

Thursday, October 16th, 2003

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Picasso at C&M Arts, Gregory Amenoff at Salander-O’Reilly, Peter Heinemann at Gallery Schlesinger


Picasso: The Classical Period, at C & M Arts 45 E 78th Street between Madison and Park Avenues, 212-861-0020, through December 5 Gregory Amenoff: Paintings, at Salander-O’Reilly 20 E 79th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212-879-6606, through October 25 Peter Heinemann: Flamingo Heaven, at Gallery Schlesinger 24 E 73, 2nd floor, between Fifth and…

Thursday, October 9th, 2003

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Alex Katz at PaceWildenstein and Peter Blum


As Katz’s show opens at Gavin Brown’s enterprise, review of two shows from 2003

Thursday, October 2nd, 2003

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Richard Serra at Gagosian, Harvey Quaytman at McKee Gallery, Stephen Westfall at Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.


Richard Serra at Gagosian Gallery until October 25 (555 W. 24th St., at Eleventh Avenue, 212-741-1111). Prices: $2 million-$5 million. “A Survey of the Work of Harvey Quaytman: Paintings and Drawings 1969-1998″ at McKee Gallery until November 1 (745 Fifth Avenue, between 57th and 58th Streets, 212-688-5951). Prices: $6,000-$60,000. Stephen Westfall, “New Paintings 2002-03) at…