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. ...
 

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

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Spinning Out a Readymade: Peter Fox at Front Room Gallery


New paintings by the artist mark a departure and new invention: the use of negative space.

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Pablo Picasso, Erotic Scene (La Douceur), 1903. Oil on canvas, 27-5/8 x 21-7/8 inches. Metropolitan Museum of Art. © 2015 Estate of Pablo Picasso / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

A Sly Wit: Piotr Uklanski at the Met


two exhibitions: his photography and his selection of works in the museum

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Lisa Yuskavage, Mardi Gras Dude, 2014. Pastel over unique inkjet ground on rag paper, 49 x 39 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery.

Housewarming Devices: Lisa Yuskavage at David Zwirner


New work by the artist depicts her infamous nudes, liberated in the spaces that once hunted them.

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Rokni Haerizadeh, But a storm is blowing from paradise, 2014–2015. Gesso, water color and ink on printed paper, 11 5/8 x 16 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Callicoon Fine Arts,

The Way of the World: Three Iranian Artists at Callicoon


A show of installation works, drawings, readymades, and works by other artists, explores the limits of censorship and autonomy around the world.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Deborah Rosenthal, Landscape in the Studio, 2014. Oil on linen, 40 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

The Velocity of Vision: Deborah Rosenthal’s Geography


On view at Bowery Gallery through June 13

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Tom Burckhardt, Tangential Meditation, 2015. Oil on linen, 60 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Kid in a Candy Store: Tom Burckhardt and the Provenance of Style


A breakthrough show at Tibor de Nagy, through June 13

Monday, June 8th, 2015

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Dangerous Tangles: Cecily Brown, Rosy Keyser and the Undoing of Images


Two painters on view at Maccarone.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

Frank Bramblett, Dive In, 2001. Acrylic paints, marble dust, charcoal, and photographs on canvas on panel, 90 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Going with the Flow: Frank Bramblett at the Woodmere


The artist’s retrospective of curiously, thoughtfully used materials continues through June 21.

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Carlo Ferraris A Flat, B Flat, B Sharp, 2015 Amplifier, keyboard, screw 68 x 24 x 18 inches, Courtesy LYNCH THAM

Nobody’s Chump: Carlo Ferraris at LYNCH THAM


I’m no longer obsessed with winning, his solo show, up through June 7

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Installation view, "Holly Zausner: Unsettled Matter," 2015. Courtesy of Postmasters.

Naked City: Holly Zausner at Postmasters


The artist’s new video shows the city emptied, but nonetheless full of majesty.