Criticism
 
Will Bruno, Something Shocking, 2014. Oil on paper, 15 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
An adventurer in the Pacific Northwest exhibits the record of his recent journeying. ...
 
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. ...
 


Installation view of Hansjoerg Dobliar: "Hysterie und Abstraktion." Courtesy of Johannes Vogt Gallery, New York.

Celestial Order and Hysterical Flourishes: Hansjoerg Dobliar at Vogt


German painter on view through June 15


Gedi Sibony, First There Was This, 2013, light box, 51 x 54 x 10 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali, New York.

Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali


Rugged minimalism, nursery rhymes, and painterly expression


Ken Price, Big Load, 1988, fired and painted clay, 12 1/2 x 15 1/2 x 17 inches. Collection of Stephane Janssen, Arizona. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen.

Rough Beauty: The Ceramic Sculpture of Ken Price


His retrospective, seen in LA, comes to the Met in June


RZ-detail

Daring to be Beautiful: Robert Zakanitch at Nancy Hoffman


Pattern and Decoration is a reductive and therefore not very astute term in relation to Zakanitch


John Zurier, Sorgin, 2013. Oil on linen, 21 x 15 inches. Courtesy the artist and Peter Blum Gallery, New York

One Foot In The Sublime: John Zurier at Peter Blum


The monochrome paintings achieve greater particularity when worked small


Maria Petschnig, Petschsniggle, 2013. HD Video (color, sound), 7 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and One Stellar Rays

A Romp Through A Flesh-Colored Universe: Maria Petschnig’s Video Installations


On view through June 16 at On Stellar Rays


Giosetta Fioroni, Palazzo sul Canal Grande (Palazzo on the Grand Canal), 1970, pencil and aluminum enamel on paper, 39 3/8 x 27 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Photograph by Giuseppe Schiavinotto.

Imprinting Memory in Space: Giosetta Fioroni at the Drawing Center


Belated New York debut of Sixties Rome Pop Artist


Keith Smith, 1971 for Book 22, c. 1971 Photo-collage with hand-stitching 14 x 11 inches. Courtesy of Bruce Silverstein

Repetition as a Tool of Revelation: The Work of Keith Smith


Photography with stitching, at Bruce Silverstein through June 1


James Walsh, Jolts, 2012. Acrylic on canvas, 24-1/8 x 18 inches. Collection of Spanierman Modern, New York

Swoops, Blobs and Swirls: James Walsh At Spanierman


A show of small paintings in Spanierman’s Modern Library project room


Hilary Harkness, Red Sky in the Morning, 2010-11. Oil on panel, 37 x 42 inches. Courtesy the artist and Mary Boone Gallery, New York

Relentless Yet Dispassionate: Hilary Harkness at the Flag Art Foundation


A review nine years in the making of a show that closes this weekend