Criticism
Saturday, May 14th, 2016
 
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The artist explores the interrelation of intellectual, aesthetic, and corporeal adornment. ...
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
 
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Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work? ...
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
 
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The artists use ceramics and painting to alter viewers’ perceptions of space and objects. ...
 

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Arlene Shechet, A Night Out, 2011. Glazed Ceramic, acrylic paint, and hardwood, 45 x 13 x 17 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Unruly Grace: Arlene Shechet in Boston


Shechet’s ceramics can seem like creatures dredged up from the darkness of deep ocean floors

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Rodri?guez Calero, Transcendent, 2013. Acrollage painting, 48 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Holy Hip-Hop: A Rodriguez Calero Retrospective


The inventive painter and collagist creates new ways of making art and showing the lives of unrepresented people and cultures.

Saturday, August 29th, 2015

Geoffrey James, Cell decorated with Harley Davidson and East Van Logos, 2013, archival inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.

Northwest Notes: Dispatch from the Pacific


An absolutely, totally huge tour of art offerings throughout the Pacific Northwest, even going to Canada!

Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

Miguel Horn’s Obelisks (2015),

Gaining Traction: Industrial-scale Collaboration in Philadelphia


Traction Company at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Grave Marker Series, 2014. House paint, oil sticks, roof n' tile and crayon on brown recycle paper. Courtesy of the artist. Photograph by John Groo.

Aesthetics and Social Justice: “Arresting Patterns” at ArtSpace


An exhibition and its extracurricular programming explore artistic representations of mass incarceration.

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Deborah Remington, March, 1964. Oil on canvas, 57.25 x 49.25 inches. Courtesy of the artist’s estate and Wallspace, New York

The Dream Life of Forms: Paintings and Drawings by Deborah Remington


Her strange and beautiful work was on view at Wallspace this summer

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Stanley Whitney, Lightnin, 2009. Oil on linen, 40 × 40 inches. Courtesy the artist and team (gallery, inc.), New York

Structured by Color: Stanley Whitney, Works from the 1990s and Now


shows at Karma Books (extended through August 30) and the Studio Museum in Harlem

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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History in the Making: Noah Purifoy at LACMA


The late artist’s assemblages move out of the desert and into the museum.

Monday, August 17th, 2015

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Author as Imaginary Friend: The Dull Spectacle of “The End of the Tour”


A new film about a famous author inadvertently raises the problem of substituting images for people.

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Catherine Howe, Reverse Painting (Geisha), 2015. Acrylic, intaglio ink, polyester sheeting, 82 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Cross Contemporary Art

The Sweep of the Hand: Catherine Howe at Cross Contemporary


Seen at Saugerties, New York