Criticism
Monday, August 24th, 2015
 
Installation view of work from The 15th Annual Summer Apprenticeship Program at Artspace, 2015. Photograph by John Groo.
An exhibition and its extracurricular programming explore artistic representations of mass incarceration. ...
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
 
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The late artist’s assemblages move out of the desert and into the museum. ...
Monday, August 17th, 2015
 
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A new film about a famous author inadvertently raises the problem of substituting images for people. ...
 

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Vicky Colombet, Earth series # 1305, 2014. Oil, pigment, alkyd wash on canvas, 7-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Christian Duvernois Landscape/Gallery

A Philosophy of Form: In Vicky Colombet, Abstraction and Nature Meet on Equal Terms


Her show continues at Christian Duvernois

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Spencer Finch, "A Certain Slant of Light," 2014. © The Morgan Library & Museum. Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2014. Artwork © Spencer Finch, 2014.

Lite Installation: Spencer Finch at The Morgan


The light artist’s work is beautiful but problematic.

Friday, December 5th, 2014

installation shot with works from the First series, 2014 by Richard Nonas. Courtesy of Fergus McCaffrey

Field Anthropologist: The Sculptures of Richard Nonas


His show was at Fergus McCaffrey earlier this fall

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

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Two Works by Robert Seydel


Two new artist’s books collect three works by poet and collagist Robert Seydel.

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?