criticismExhibitions
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. ...
Tuesday, May 5th, 2015
 
Bill Jensen, Mountain Tiger-Sky, 2013. Oil on linen, diptych, 40 x 32 inches overall. Courtesy of Cheim & Read Gallery
A one-man group show of possibilities at Cheim & Read ...
 

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Lygia Clark, Clark’s proposition Diálogo de mãos ("Dialogue of hands," 1966), in use probably by Clark and Hélio Oiticica. The object is made of elastic. Courtesy Associação Cultural “O Mundo de Lygia Clark,” Rio de Janeiro.

Offline: Lygia Clark and the Original Social Media


This ambitious retrospective of Clark’s work is one of the first major exhibitions of her work outside of Brazil.

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Vasily Kandinsky, Singer (Sängerin), 1903. Woodcut on Japanese paper, mounted on paper, 35.9 x 24.8 cm. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. © 2014 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris.

The Cloud Rises: Vasily Kandinsky Before Abstraction


“This is the moment where Kandinsky’s blues, his reds, his yellows, are becoming nouns, objects, substances in their own right.”

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

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The Smokey Life: Ohad Meromi at Nathalie Karg


Ohad Meromi carries the proletarian banner into Nathalie Karg Gallery.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

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Burning Inside: Passion, Politics, and Disruption at Paul Kasmin


Arson as a kind of avant-garde, reorganizing our experience of the exhibition space.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

James Wolfe, Just Right, 2013. Powder Coated Steel, 32 x 32 x 14 inches. Courtesy of the Artist.

Fluttering like Flags, Swaying like Saplings: Sculptures of James Wolfe


On view at the New York Studio School through August 10

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

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Model as Mayhem: Franklin Evans pace Yve-Alain Bois


“…fashion or soft-core erotica are intermittently spaced around the gallery to form an underlayer of camp.”

Sunday, July 27th, 2014

Installation shot of the exhibition under review with David Brody's untitled 2014 sculpture suspended from the ceiling. Courtesy of Pierogi

“Leave Me All On Fire”: David Brody at the Boiler


A drawing animation, absolutely flat and yet 3-D at the same time

Monday, July 21st, 2014

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Eco-Formalism: Maya Lin at the Parrish Art Museum


Lin’s ecological concerns are apparent, but are they persuasive?

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Surface Tension: William Corwin on Amalia Piccinini and Stephen Maine


Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance.

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Milton Resnick, Untitled, 1989. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches. Copyright The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation, 2014. Courtesy Cheim & Read.

Man Out of Time: Milton Resnick at Mana Contemporary


Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary.