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. ...
 


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.


David Diao, 40 Years of His Art, 2013. Acrylic and vinyl on canvas, 40 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Postmasters

Towards A Sense of Closure: David Diao’s TMI at Postmasters


The last day of show and space alike is Saturday, April 27.


Jane Irish, Thousand Yard Stare Urn, 2012. Low fire whiteware, china paint, luster and underglaze, 15½ x 8 x 8 inches. Courtesy of Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

Drawing Room Plunder: Jane Irish at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia


Sông H’u’ong: Withdrawing Room is on view through May 10


Ariane Lopez-Huici, Priscille, 2012. Silver gelatin print, 20 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Lavished in Kindness: Ariane Lopez-Huici Photographs Priscille


“Many male viewers are disturbed to discover they are turned on by her mutilated body”


Judith Belzer, Through Lines #27, 2011). Oil on canvas, 64 x 64 inches. Courtesy of Morgan Lehman Gallery

On the Edge: Judith Belzer at Morgan Lehman


Mapping the urbanization of California’s coastline, through April 27


Antonio Dias , Do It Yourself: Freedom Territory, 1968, Adhesive vinyl on floor, overall dimensions variable, Daros Latinamerica Collection, Zürich

In the Air: Conceptual Art, North and South


When artists were still writing postcards and sending faxes. At Hunter College through May 8


Mary Lucier, Wisconsin Arc, 2009-2013, Single-channel video installation. Color. Sound. 26:00 (installation view). Courtesy of Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.

Meditative Continuity: New Video Works by Mary Lucier


closing this weekend at Lennon, Weinberg


Gordon Matta-Clark, Conical Intersect, 1975. Still, 16mm film transfer, 18:40 minutes, silent. Courtesy of David Zwirner Gallery

Other Sights of a Career: Gordon Matta-Clark at David Zwirner


“Matta-Clark wanted to be known as more than the guy who cuts buildings in half”


Cover of the book under discussion

The Early Developmental Stage: A Dialogue on the Contemporary Chinese Art World with Author Karen Smith


Her latest book is As Seen 2011: Notable Artworks by Chinese Artists


David Hammons, In the Hood, 1993. Athletic sweatshirt hood with wire. 23 x 10 x 5 inches. Courtesy of Tilton Gallery

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today: NYC 1993 at the New Museum


On view through May 26