Criticism
Friday, October 28th, 2016
 
Nathaniel Dorsky, Autumn, 2016. Silent 16mm color film, TRT: 26:00. Courtesy of the artist and New York Film Festival.
Two experimental filmmakers depict the world, using the methodology of poetry. ...
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
 
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The Israeli sculptor and video artist contends with physical manifestations of war and trauma. ...
Monday, September 12th, 2016
 
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Process and history are manipulated and explored through Ruff’s use of found photographs. ...
 

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

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Dust Settling: Yvonne Rainer Choreographs History at The Kitchen


The dancer and performance artist plays with mortality and geological time in a new iteration of her famous work.

Friday, July 8th, 2016

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Death and Resurrection in the City: Tim Portlock at Locks Gallery


An exhibition of video and prints exploring landscapes of an apocalyptic future built on the present.

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

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Fully Fathoming Louise Fishman: Two Surveys of Her Work


The artist’s paintings and drawings are now on view in Philadelphia PA and Purchase NY.

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Paul Lee, "Washcloth Weight," 2016. Bath towel, washcloth, ink, aluminum, and steel, 127 1/2 x 105 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone, Los Angeles.

Making Glorious Something Slight: Paul Lee at Maccarone, Los Angeles


Lee’s abstract sculpture and painting reveal technological, social, and art historical allusions.

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Alisha Wessler, Shedding the Skin, 2016. Watercolor and ink on paper, 22.5 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Slag Gallery.

Live Fully and Well: Art at Slag Gallery in a Time of Trauma


In the wake of several highly visible acts of violence, artists present works of passion and compassion.

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.