Criticism
Sunday, June 21st, 2015
 
Art Green, United Opposition, 1975. Oil on canvas, 68 1/4 x 47 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan.
A book of the painter’s work captures his complicated use of collage, illusion, and narrative. ...
Monday, June 8th, 2015
 
Cecily Brown, Land of the Free, 2008. Oil on linen, 12 1/2 x 17 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone Gallery.
Two painters on view at Maccarone. ...
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
 
Holly Zausner, Unsettled Matter, 2015. Single channel HD video, color + sound, TRT: 10:30 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Postmasters.
The artist’s new video shows the city emptied, but nonetheless full of majesty. ...
 

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Richard Diebenkorn, Urbana #6, 1953. Oil on canvas, 68 5/16 x 57 15/16 inches.

Richard Diebenkorn at the Royal Academy: Six Painters on a Painters’ Painter


A visit and discussion at Richard Diebenkorn’s Royal Academy retrospective.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

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Jonathas de Andrade: Subverting Cheap Labor and Racism in Brazil


The Brazilian artist’s first New York solo show examine’s South America’s complicated relationship to race and labor.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Shinique Smith, Through Native Streets, 2011. Ink, acrylic, fabric and paper collage, and found objects on canvas over panel, 60 x 48 x 6 inches. Courtesy James Cohan Gallery, New York/Shanghai. Photo: Adam Reich

Bright Matter: Shinique Smith in Boston


A long-run show at the Museum of Fine Arts and a downtown mural

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Tom Fairs, Untitled, 1988. Pencil on paper, 7 x 4-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Kerry Schuss

Not A Single Link Too Loose: Tony Feher/Tom Fairs


An inspired coupling at Kerry Schuss on the Lower East Side

Sunday, April 26th, 2015

Julian Hatton, warbler, 2014-15. Oil on canvas, 60 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Elizabeth Harris Gallery.

There is a Season: Julian Hatton’s Figural Painting Gives Way to Abstraction


A new show by a talented painter of abstract expressionist canvases.

Saturday, April 25th, 2015

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Two Visions of Realist Painting: Lois Dodd and Brett Bigbee


Two realist painters share space uptown at Alexandre Gallery.

Friday, April 24th, 2015

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Parade: Eve Sonneman Diptychs at Nohra Haime


A poet’s point of view. On view Midtown through April 25

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Alexi Worth, Green Bedroom, 2015. Acrylic on mylar, 12 x 18 inches. Courtesy of DC Moore Gallery

Through a Green Glass Door Opaquely: Perspectives in Alexi Worth


His show at DC Moore Gallery closes Saturday

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Wahorn András, Running to Finish the Fight, 2001. Ink on paper, 30.5 x 22.5 cm. Courtesy of the artist and Chimera-Project.

“Modulated and transformed”: A Curious Drawing Show in Budapest


A recent exhibition in Budapest plays with line, drawing, and depiction through a variety of mediums.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Iinstallation view of Alexander Calder: MULTIM IN PARVO at Dominque Lévy in New York © 2015 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Photo: Tom Powel Imaging, Inc.

Pas de Deux: Calder and Calatrava on Madison Avenue


Alexander Calder. MULTUM IN PARVO at Dominque Lévy