Criticism
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
 
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A show of activist art from across Latin America. ...
Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
 
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Two new books document the life and letters of the influential dealer. ...
Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
 
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Twin surveys of Ader’s short but brightly burning career are mounted in New York and London. ...
 

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Julien Bismuth, Willy Billy, 2013. Digital video, TRT: 23:51 minutes, edition of three, plus two APs. Courtesy of the artist and Simone Subal.

Point at Something: “Very Long Fingers” at Simone Subal


Misshapen figures reveal new ways of thinking about the human body on display.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Ann Pibal, RBWC3, 2013. Acrylic on aluminum, 12-3/4 x 17-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Lucien Terras

Like a Sequence of Thoughts: Ann Pibal at Lucien Terras


quietly resonant color and stringent asymmetry, on view through January 17

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

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Ceci N’est Pas: “Not a Photo” at The Hole


An exhibition explores photography’s relationship to and influence on other media.

Friday, January 1st, 2016

publicity image for Alex Katz windows at Barney's, New York

Old Year’s Resolutions: Eight great shows I didn’t review


Jpegs were gathered, soundbites poised, but circumstances got the better of noble intentions

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Jean Tinguely, Trüffelsau, 1984.

Mindless Machines: Jean Tinguely at Gladstone


The gallery mounts a retrospective of the artist’s madcap kinetic sculptures.

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

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“I Build Ruins”: Charles Simonds and the Dwellings of his Little People


His new memoir, Dwelling, is published by Walther König

Friday, December 25th, 2015

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Carnival Fun-House: Alva Noë’s Strange Tools


Reviewer to philosopher: Check your privilege

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Doron Langberg, Tyler, 2015, oil on linen, 35 x 45 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Seeing What Sticks: Doron Langberg & Gaby Collins-Fernandez


Two young artists who are friends, at Danese/Corey

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Peter Gallo, Glanz, der nicht tro?sten will, Glanz. Die Toten —sie betteln noch, Franz. (Celan), n.d. Oil & thread on canvas. 55 x 35 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and ZieherSmith & Horton

The Panopticon, The Pill and The Practitioner: David Byrd and Peter Gallo


The Patients and the Doctors at Zieher Smith & Horton

Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Cabaret Sign “Bat,” late 18th century–early 19th century. France. Wrought iron and rolled iron, repoussé, fastened with rivets; glass, 24-3/4 × 24-1/4 × 2 3/8 inches. Musée de la ferronnerie Le Secq des Tournelles, Rouen

Incarnated Curves: Ornamental Ironwork at the Barnes Foundation


Strength and Splendor, works from Rouen, on view in Philadelphia through January 3.