Criticism
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Cover of the book under review. Image courtesy of the publisher.
A look at eight years of writing by Bob Nickas. ...
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Mimmo Rotella, TAL, 1957, Décollage on canvas, 12 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.
selected early works were on view uptown ...
Friday, January 6th, 2017
 
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Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work. ...
 

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Nicole Maloof, "Funny Street Names," 2015. Video, TRT: 11:54. Courtesy of the artist.

Bytes and Biting Satire: Feminist Video at Franklin Street Works


New videos by emerging and established artists explore feminism’s overlapping modes.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Nguyen Manh Hung, The King Roaming, 2016. Oil on canvas, 100 x 200 cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Power and Politics in the Paintings of Nguyen Manh Hung


A show of paintings in Ho Chi Minh City subtly inserts subversive content into the censored art scene of Vietnam.

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

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Faith and Formalism: Rachel Harrison at MoMA


The sculptor examines religious faith as feeling carefully for something not fully seen.

Friday, May 20th, 2016

William Leavitt, Starburst Fixture, 2015. Oil marker on linen, 24 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali.

Screen Life or Real: William Leavitt’s “Telemetry” at Greene Naftali


The artist’s domestic tableaux use screens and ersatz furnishings to scrutinize the real world.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Cristóbal Lehyt, Untitled, 2016. Mixed media on paper on plexiglas, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Johannes Vogt Gallery

Before The Law: Cristóbal Lehyt at Johannes Vogt


Vogt’s first show in new Lower East Side premises

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

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Thank You For What Is Underneath, Nathlie Provosty


Her extended exhibition closes May 15 at Nathalie Karg on the Lower East Side

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

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Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s Dresses and Books at Rachel Uffner


The artist explores the interrelation of intellectual, aesthetic, and corporeal adornment.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Robert Irwin, Untitled, 1969. Acrylic on cast-acrylic disc, 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Hirshhorn.

Speculative Modernism: Robert Irwin at the Hirshhorn


Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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“Inventive Disorientation”: Katy and Matthew Fischer at Louis B. James


The artists use ceramics and painting to alter viewers’ perceptions of space and objects.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

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Library of Babel: Ward Shelley’s Complex Taxonomies at Pierogi


The artist’s drawings, paintings, and collaborative installation use Borgesian parodies of organization.