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 6th, 2016

Installation view of "Juan Uslé: Membrana Porosa," 2016, at Cheim & Read. Courtesy of the gallery.

Heartbeats: The Spanish Rhythms of Juan Uslé


The artist draws on biological rhythms and the history of Spanish painting.

Saturday, June 4th, 2016

Excerpt from the projection work Shadow Theater, published in Marcel Broodthaers: My Ogre Book, Shadow Theater, Midnight (Siglio, 2016).

Ad Absurdum: A Collection of Poems by Marcel Broodthaers


I new translation collects two poems and a suite of appropriated images in one volume.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Nicole Maloof, "Funny Street Names," 2015. Video, TRT: 11:54. Courtesy of the artist.

Bytes and Biting Satire: Feminist Video at Franklin Street Works


New videos by emerging and established artists explore feminism’s overlapping modes.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Nguyen Manh Hung, The King Roaming, 2016. Oil on canvas, 100 x 200 cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Power and Politics in the Paintings of Nguyen Manh Hung


A show of paintings in Ho Chi Minh City subtly inserts subversive content into the censored art scene of Vietnam.

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

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Faith and Formalism: Rachel Harrison at MoMA


The sculptor examines religious faith as feeling carefully for something not fully seen.

Friday, May 20th, 2016

William Leavitt, Starburst Fixture, 2015. Oil marker on linen, 24 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Greene Naftali.

Screen Life or Real: William Leavitt’s “Telemetry” at Greene Naftali


The artist’s domestic tableaux use screens and ersatz furnishings to scrutinize the real world.

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Cristóbal Lehyt, Untitled, 2016. Mixed media on paper on plexiglas, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Johannes Vogt Gallery

Before The Law: Cristóbal Lehyt at Johannes Vogt


Vogt’s first show in new Lower East Side premises

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

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Thank You For What Is Underneath, Nathlie Provosty


Her extended exhibition closes May 15 at Nathalie Karg on the Lower East Side

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

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Sara Greenberger Rafferty’s Dresses and Books at Rachel Uffner


The artist explores the interrelation of intellectual, aesthetic, and corporeal adornment.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Robert Irwin, Untitled, 1969. Acrylic on cast-acrylic disc, 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Hirshhorn.

Speculative Modernism: Robert Irwin at the Hirshhorn


Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work?