Criticism
 
Stephen Maine, HP11-0402,  2011. Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and 490 Atlantic Gallery.
Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance. ...
 
Photograph of Milton Resnick.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary. ...
 
Andy Warhol, Nelson Rockefeller, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, 75 x 56 x 1 1/4 inches. Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation, courtesy of The Queens Museum.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair. ...
 


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Daring to be Beautiful: Robert Zakanitch at Nancy Hoffman


Pattern and Decoration is a reductive and therefore not very astute term in relation to Zakanitch


John Zurier, Sorgin, 2013. Oil on linen, 21 x 15 inches. Courtesy the artist and Peter Blum Gallery, New York

One Foot In The Sublime: John Zurier at Peter Blum


The monochrome paintings achieve greater particularity when worked small


Maria Petschnig, Petschsniggle, 2013. HD Video (color, sound), 7 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and One Stellar Rays

A Romp Through A Flesh-Colored Universe: Maria Petschnig’s Video Installations


On view through June 16 at On Stellar Rays


Giosetta Fioroni, Palazzo sul Canal Grande (Palazzo on the Grand Canal), 1970, pencil and aluminum enamel on paper, 39 3/8 x 27 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Giuseppe Schiavinotto.

Imprinting Memory in Space: Giosetta Fioroni at the Drawing Center


Belated New York debut of Sixties Rome Pop Artist


Keith Smith, 1971 for Book 22, c. 1971 Photo-collage with hand-stitching 14 x 11 inches. Courtesy of Bruce Silverstein

Repetition as a Tool of Revelation: The Work of Keith Smith


Photography with stitching, at Bruce Silverstein through June 1


James Walsh, Jolts, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 24-1/8 x 18 inches. Collection of Spanierman Modern, New York

Swoops, Blobs and Swirls: James Walsh At Spanierman


A show of small paintings in Spanierman’s Modern Library project room


Hilary Harkness, Red Sky in the Morning, 2010-11. Oil on panel, 37 x 42 inches. Courtesy the artist and Mary Boone Gallery, New York

Relentless Yet Dispassionate: Hilary Harkness at the Flag Art Foundation


A review nine years in the making of a show that closes this weekend


Stanley Whitney, Bodyheat, 2012. Oil on linen, 96 x 96 inches. Courtesy of Team Gallery, New York

Syntax Is Everything: Stanley Whitney at Team


on view in Soho through Saturday, May 11


Elena Sisto, Blue Shirt, 2013. Oil on linen, 48 x 24 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman: Elena Sisto at Lori Bookstein


Her first show in New York since 2004 and her debut at this gallery


El Anatsui, Gli (Wall) (detail), 2010. Aluminum and copper wire, installation at the Brooklyn Museum, dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York. Brooklyn Museum photograph

The Wall is Also a Story: El Anatsui at the Brooklyn Museum


The Ghanaian artist’s first solo exhibition in a New York museum, on view till August 4.