Criticism
Monday, July 6th, 2015
 
Installation view of "Acting On Dreams" at Franklin Street Works, 2015. Courtesy of Franklin Street Works.
A group show explores the use of art in social justice activism, collective action, and the aesthetics of politics. ...
Saturday, July 4th, 2015
 
Installation view of "Stan VanDerBeek" at Andrea Rosen, 2015. Courtesy of Andrea Rosen Gallery.
An exhibition by one of the most important innovators in video and computer art recently concluded at Andrea Rosen. ...
Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
 
Bruce Gagnier, The Boxer, 1990-2000. Bronze, 28 1/2 x 10 x 8 1/2 inches. Edition of 5 with 1 AP. Courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Arts.
The sculptor presents a new series of torqued bronze figures, drawing from the past. ...
 

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

How I Became a Painter: Trevor Winkfield in Conversation with Miles Champion, 2014, Pressed Wafer.

Origin Stories: A Poet and Painter in Conversation


Two friends, Trevor Winkfield and Miles Champion, discuss their inspirations and history in a new book.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Tomer Aluf, Untitled, 2014. Oil on canvas, 60 x 54 inches. Courtesy of the artist and KANSAS, New York.

Sweet and Dandy: Tomer Aluf’s Bohemian Paintings


The artist’s first solo exhibition at KANSAS, New York, shows his discernment and love of the visual and physical promenade.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

William Conger, #131, 2014. Gouache on paper, 5 x 4 inches. Courtesy of Studio Vendome Projects

Beyond Image: William Conger of Chicago


A veteran abstract painter defined by and defining his city.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Installation shot, Spaced Out - Migration To The Interior, lower floor. Photo: Greg Mionske / Red Bull Content Pool

Total Work of Art: “Spaced Out” at Red Bull Studios


Curated by Phong Bui, works and installation alike evoke psychedelic experience

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Gallery View. Anna Wintour Costume Center, Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Gallery Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dead Dressed: Mourning Attire at the Met


An exhibition of Victorian mourning dresses explores rituals, fashion, semiotics and loss.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Robert Heinecken, Are You Rea #1, 1964–68. Gelatin silver print, 10 13/16 x 7 7/8 inches. Collection Jeffrey Leifer, Los Angeles. © 2013 The Robert Heinecken Trust.

Photo Presence, Video Fantasy: The Life and Work of Robert Heinecken


A traveling retrospective of Heinecken’s work is as timely as ever.

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

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Richard Phillips Laid Bare: New Monograph on the Hyper-Realist Painter


Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe from Rizzoli

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

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Fine Lines: Kate Shepherd at Galerie Lelong


The last day of her Chelsea show is today

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Rupert Goldsworthy, Installation view at Ritter/Zamet Gallery, 2014.

Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: The Histories of Rupert Goldsworthy


An exhibition of new work raises insights about the history of culture, fashion, and representation.

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

caption to follow. Martial Raysse © Adagp, Paris 2014.

Hippie Pop: Martial Raysse at the Pompidou


Retrospective reveals ambivalent embrace of popular culture