Criticism
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
 
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A group show gives Marxist voice to recent unrest in art and politics. ...
Sunday, July 17th, 2016
 
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The painter creates abstractions based on the coast of his home. ...
Friday, July 15th, 2016
 
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A performance, installation, and sound artist unites people in collective experience. ...
 

Monday, June 27th, 2016

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Master of Puppets: Jordan Wolfson at David Zwirner


Wolfson’s installation, an animatronic boy, is uncanny and awesome.

Friday, June 24th, 2016

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Guns, Guerrillas, Music Videos: The Propeller Group at the MCA Chicago and James Cohan


Two recent shows of new work by the Propeller Group.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Chromatic Chronicles: “Narrative Color” at List


A show of color film and video since the 1970s surveys radical formulations of storytelling and color.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Nicole Eisenman, Dysfunctional Family, 2000. Oil on canvas, 21 x 17 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the New Museum.

Crudely, Playfully: Nicole Eisenman at the New Museum


The painter and sculptor of recent renown has a large survey at the New Museum.

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Paint Queer, Gender Fluid, Meaning Ambiguous: Nicole Eisenman at Anton Kern


The figure painter confounds the gender roles expected of her subjects.

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

Installation view, "Martin Creed: The Back Door," 2016, at the Park Avenue Armory. Photograph by James Ewing, courtesy of the Park Avenue Armory.

Back Door Man: Martin Creed at the Park Avenue Armory


The Turner Prize-winning artist and musician’s exhibition is currently on view at the Park Avenue Armory.

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

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Haptic Hallucinations: The “Suns” and “Wavy Rays” of Karen Arm


on view at P.P.O.W. through June 25

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Lee Mullican, The Arrival of the Quetzalcoatl, 1963. Oil on canvas, 60 x 50 inches. Courtesy of James Cohan.

Western Culture: Lee Mullican’s Californian Abstraction


A brief history of the work of a West Coast abstract expressionist.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Jean Dubuffet, Vache la belle mufle?e/Cow with the Beautiful Muzzle, 1954. Oil on canvas, 45-5/8 x 35 inches. Private Collection. Photograph by Kent Pell / © 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

Bull’s Eye: Jean Dubuffet’s Anticultural vision


A major exhibition at Acquavella Galleries, closing June 10

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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No-Place: A Clandestine Exhibition in North Korea


A mysterious collaborative interested in virtuality stages a secret show in the Hermit Kingdom.