Criticism
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
 
Russell Roberts, Paper Bed, Concrete Head #1, 2015. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Heskin Contemporary
Grid paintings that take a serial risk ...
Friday, April 3rd, 2015
 
Thomas Hart Benton, Woodland Stream, Martha's Vineyard/Chilmark Landscape, 1922. Oil on metal, 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches. Photo courtesy of FreedmanArt.
Exhibitions at the New York Studio School and Freedman Art examine art about its own creation. ...
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
 
Francesca Woodman, Untitled, New York (N.409), 1979. Vintage Color Print, 3-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches. © Francesca Woodman/ Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery
‘I’m trying my hand at fashion photography’ was on view through March 12 ...
 

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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Multiple Layers of Significance: Mike Kelley at LA MoCA


The final stage of a two year retrospective is a prodigious homecoming.

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Surface Tension: William Corwin on Amalia Piccinini and Stephen Maine


Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance.

Friday, July 11th, 2014

Milton Resnick, Untitled, 1989. Oil on canvas, 30 x 40 inches. Copyright The Milton Resnick and Pat Passlof Foundation, 2014. Courtesy Cheim & Read.

Man Out of Time: Milton Resnick at Mana Contemporary


Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary.

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

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Wanted but Undesired: Andy Warhol at the 1964 World’s Fair


The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair.

Monday, July 7th, 2014

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Waves: Swoon at the Brooklyn Museum


The acclaimed street artist creates an oceanic jungle in the Brooklyn Museum.

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

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Sun and Earth: Melanie Schiff at Kate Werble


Melanie Schiff’s work encourages viewers to stare at the sun.

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

Emmanuel Cooper, Stoneware with volcanic glaze (detail), ca. 1990s. Courtesy of the artist and Ruthin Craft Centre. Photograph by Dewi Tannatt Lloyd.

Flows of Light and Form: The Life and Work of Emmanuel Cooper


Darren Jones remembers the elemental work and personality of the English ceramicist.

Monday, June 30th, 2014

Installation view, "Phoenix: Xu Bing at the Cathedral," The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Courtesy of the artist and The Cathedral of Saint John the Divine. Photograph by Aileen June Wang.

Wood, Light and Steel from Ash: Xu Bing’s Phoenixes


Xu Bing’s interest in metamorphosis takes form as two colossal phoenixes.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Installation view, “Camille Henrot: The Restless Earth,” New Museum, 2014.
Courtesy of the New Museum, New York. Photo by Benoit Pailley.

Archive of the Everything, Forever: Camille Henrot at the New Museum


Camille Henrot’s ambitious exhibition displays her woven roles as archivist, anthropologist, artist.

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation


Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.