Criticism
Monday, August 28th, 2017
 
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On view in Chelsea, extended to September 1 ...
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
 
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For Dumas, the question of extinction also points to violence against African-Americans ...
 

Friday, December 8th, 2017

Cecily Brown, Madrepora (Shipwreck), 2016. Oil on linen, oil on linen, 97 x 151 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Paul Cooper Gallery

Sensation to Canvas: Cecily Brown as Antidote to Instagram


The recent show at Paula Cooper was her first with this gallery

Thursday, December 7th, 2017

Frances Barth, Yellow Yellow, 2016. Acrylic on wood on panel, 24 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Silas von Morisse Gallery

Nothing Forced Yet Nothing Lax: Frances Barth in Bushwick


Her show at Silas Van Morisse up thru’ December 17

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017

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Race, History, and the Body Theatrical in Atlanta, Georgia


Four exhibitions dealt with these timely issues this fall

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of Jeffrey Deitch

Dispelled Illusions: Kenny Scharf takes on Color Field


on view at Jeffrey Deitch in Soho through December 22

Sunday, November 19th, 2017

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Coloneobaroque: Didier William at Tiger Strikes Asteroid


A powerful exhibition, titled “We Will Win,” closes in Bushwick this afternoon

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Photograph of Ad Reinhardt in his studio, 1953, by Walter Rosenblum. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

The Threshold of Perception: Ad Reinhardt’s Blue Paintings


An emerging artist’s take on the recent exhibition at David Zwirner Gallery

Friday, November 10th, 2017

Julia Jacquette, Actress, Gold Dress, 2015. Oil on linen, 60 x 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

“Playground of my Mind”: Julia Jacquette Educates the Eye


New Jersey show of paintings and gouaches focused on graphic memoir

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

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“A Search For Solace”: Karl Ove Knausgård Curates Edvard Munch


The exhibition was at the Munch Museum, Oslo, this summer

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

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Going His Own Way: A new monograph on Thomas Nozkowski by John Yau


launches a series on contemporary painters, edited by Barry Schwabsky

Friday, October 27th, 2017

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Visualizing Historicism: Mary Kelly’s Personal Reckoning


Life examined through the prism of feminist engagement, at Mitchell-Innes and Nash through November 22