Wednesday, October 28th, 2015
View of "Diary: How to Improve the World (You Will Only Make Matters Worse)," 2015, by John Cage, published by Siglio Press. Courtesy of Siglio.
The radically inventive and prolific musician’s ethics and curiosity are revealed in a new diary facsimile by Siglio Press. ...
Thursday, October 15th, 2015
On view at Valentine in Ridgewood and Hionas on the Lower East Side ...
Tuesday, October 13th, 2015
Sarah Sze, Measuring Stick, 2015. Video projectors, fan, light, mirrors, wood, stone, archival prints, speakers, stainless steel, balloon, sand, fruit, egg, plastic, toilet paper, aluminum foil, grass; 132 x 90 x 51 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York. Photo: Mike Barnett.
Sze’s new exhibition makes astronomical allusions with everyday goods and plays with viewer expectations. ...

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Susan Jane Walp, Gerbera I, 2014. Oil on gessoed paper, 11-1/2 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Momentousness: The Still Life Paintings of Susan Jane Walp

Her paintings on paper are at Tibor de Nagy through October 17

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Installation view, "The Accidental Poet: Bill Beckley—1968-1978," 2015, at Albertz Benda.

Accidentally on Purpose: Bill Beckley at Albertz Benda

The gallery presents a retrospective of the poet-artist’s varied oeuvre.

Monday, September 28th, 2015


Hail the High Priestess: Kyle Staver and the Cult of Painting

Her show, Tall Tales, is at Steven Harvey through October 11

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

William Eggleston, Untitled (Sumner, Mississippi, Cassidy Bayou in Background), 1971. Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York.

A William Eggleston Retrospective on Tropical Soil

One of America’s greatest photographers has his first major retrospective in Brazil.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015


Plugging in and Moving on: Okwui Enwezor’s All the World’s Futures

The second of artcritical’s 2015 dispatches from Venice

Saturday, September 19th, 2015


A Complete Eye of Water: A Summer Show at Ampersand Gallery

Sea, sky, air, and space meet in the respectively trippy, geometric, and photorealist images of three artists.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Margaux Ogden, Desert Anxiety II, 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 70 x 66 inches. Courtesy of the artist and ltd Los Angeles.

Emojis and Emotion: New Painting by Margaux Ogden

Ogden’s work leverages anxiety and excitement, brush on canvas, as pain’ing.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Suzan Frecon, erre verte, 2014. Oil on linen, two panels, 108 x 87 3/8 x 1 1/2 inches overall. Courtesy of the artist and David Zwirner Gallery.

Light and Liminality: Looking at Suzan Frecon

How and why Suzan Frecon’s recent work really succeeds, bending light and color.

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Artist Rirkrit Tiravanija plays ping-pong at the museum's opening. Photograph © 2015 by David X Prutting, courtesy of the Garage Museum.

The Garage Arrives: Report from a New Museum

Moscow premieres a stunning museum for contemporary art.

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Arlene Shechet, A Night Out, 2011. Glazed Ceramic, acrylic paint, and hardwood, 45 x 13 x 17 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Unruly Grace: Arlene Shechet in Boston

Shechet’s ceramics can seem like creatures dredged up from the darkness of deep ocean floors