Criticism
Monday, July 6th, 2015
 
Installation view of "Acting On Dreams" at Franklin Street Works, 2015. Courtesy of Franklin Street Works.
A group show explores the use of art in social justice activism, collective action, and the aesthetics of politics. ...
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
 
Installation view of "Stan VanDerBeek" at Andrea Rosen, 2015. Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery.
An exhibition by one of the most important innovators in video and computer art recently concluded at Andrea Rosen. ...
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
 
Bruce Gagnier, The Boxer, 1990-2000. Bronze, 28 1/2 x 10 x 8 1/2 inches. Edition of 5 with 1 AP. Courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Arts.
The sculptor presents a new series of torqued bronze figures, drawing from the past. ...
 

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

Detlef Aderhold, Aufriss (detail), 2007. Collage and ink on paper mounted on canvas, 59 x 47 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

The Heart, the Mind, or Somewhere in Between: On Detlef E. Aderhold’s “Null Komma Null”


Affect made material in paint.

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Alexander Ross, Untitled, 2014. Crayon on paper, 30 x 22 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David Nolan Gallery.

Hybrids, Mutants: Alexander Ross at David Nolan


A show of “Archimboldo-esque coagulations that insist on being read as faces.”

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Andrew Lampert, still from Typewriter Tony 2014. Video, TRT 6:30 minutes. Courtesy of the artist.

“Antiquated Piece of Shit”: Andrew Lampert at UTVAC


A show examining our relationship to tech, old and new.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Animal Spirits: Elizabeth Ferry at Honey Ramka


An exhibition of sculptures and paintings of beastly sexual energy.

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Carla Gannis, The Garden of Emoji Delights, 2014. Digital C-print, detail of right panel. Courtesy of the Artists

Carla Gannis: The Garden of Emoji Delights


On view at Kasia Kay Art Projects, Chicago

Friday, November 14th, 2014

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Happy Hunting: Michael Bell-Smith at Foxy Production


Who is the Elmer Fudd of Post-Internet art?

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Neil Greenberg, Urban "What If" Map, 2013. Crayon, ink, and colored pencil on paper. Courtesy of the artist and Staten Island Arts.

Social Collaboration in the Fifth Borough: William Corwin and Neil Greenberg at Staten Island Arts


Show remembers the borough’s past and imagines possible futures

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014

Ying Li, City Series #3, Blue Curtain; 2014. Oil on panel, 10 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the artist and The Painting Center.

Clusterfunk: Six Solo Shows in Two Galleries


Two galleries cluster three solo shows each, a less-than-ideal way to show interesting work by six artists.

Monday, November 10th, 2014

Bettina Blohm, Diagram 1, 2014. Charcoal on paper, Courtesy of Marc Straus Gallery

Diagrams Intuited: Bettina Blohm at Marc Straus


An abstract painter with drawing roots in the landscape

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Blue Note, for Al, 2014. Melted plastic, acrylic pigmented fiberglass, electric lights, 105 x 172 x 35 inches. Courtesy of Loretta Howard Gallery

Quicksand: Judy Pfaff at Loretta Howard and Pavel Zoubok


A double whammy show at 531 West 26th Street