Criticism
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, October 28th, 2016
 
Nathaniel Dorsky, Autumn, 2016. Silent 16mm color film, TRT: 26:00. Courtesy of the artist and New York Film Festival.
Two experimental filmmakers depict the world, using the methodology of poetry. ...
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
 
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The Israeli sculptor and video artist contends with physical manifestations of war and trauma. ...
 

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

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Unbridgeable Gap: Andrea Fraser Brings Sing Sing to the Whitney


A recent sound art installation at the Whitney tries to link two New York institutions.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

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John Hodgman Meets John Dewey: Fischli and Weiss at the Guggenheim


Humor and hermeneutics collide in the duo’s retrospective.

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Barry Schwabsky photographed by Mathias Augustyniak Poetry Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, 2009 © M/M (Paris)

Perceptual Inventory: A New Anthology by Barry Schwabsky


The poet-critic’s recent writing for The Nation is collected by Verso.

Friday, April 8th, 2016

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“This is how it’s done”: David Salle Curates Recent Painting


“Nice Weather” is at Skarstedt, uptown and Chelsea, through April 16

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Installation shot: Ellsworth Kelly, Curve seen from a Highway, Austerlitz. 1970. Gelatin silver print, 8-1/2 x 12-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

A Process That Takes Place In The Mind: Ellsworth Kelly’s Photographs


on view at Matthew Marks through April 30

Friday, April 8th, 2016

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Complicated Ventures: Jim Dine’s Poems


“a seamless controlling ear gives them weight and authenticity”

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Installation view of "Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective," 2016, at the Museum of Modern Art. Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art.

Poet, Printer, Prankster: Marcel Broodthaers in Retrospect


The late artist is the subject of four simultaneous exhibitions, including a MoMA retrospective.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

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Still Life with Movement: James Nares at Paul Kasmin


The artist uses high-definition, super slow video to put the viewer in an awkward spot.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Cover of the book under review. Courtesy of La Fábrica.

“No doubt she’s in control”: A New Niki de Saint Phalle Monograph


An oft-overlooked and misunderstood painter and sculptor gets a close look by the Guggenheim Bilbao

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Lois Dodd, Jerusalem Artichokes, September, 2015. Oil on Masonite, 20 x 15 7/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

As Agile As Ever: Lois Dodd at Alexandre


As her admirers know, Dodd is a painter who makes things count