Criticism
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
 
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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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An exhibition of video and prints exploring landscapes of an apocalyptic future built on the present. ...
Thursday, July 7th, 2016
 
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The artist’s paintings and drawings are now on view in Philadelphia PA and Purchase NY. ...
 

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

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Little Boxes: Samara Golden at Yerba Buena


A new installation holds a mirror to the stultifying nature of cookie-cutter housing.

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Shimpei Takeda; Trace #7, Nihonmatsu Castle – Nihonmatsu, Fukushima; 2012, printed 2014. Gelatin silver print; 20 1/6 x 23 7/8 inches. Courtesy of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Intense Immobility: “In the Wake” at Japan Society


Photography, history, loss, and the Tohoku earthquake disaster at Japan Society.

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Laura Poitras, ANARCHIST: Power Spectrum Display of Doppler Tracks from a Satellite (Intercepted May 27, 2009), 2016. Pigmented inkjet print mounted on aluminum, 45 × 64-3/4 inches. Courtesy the artist

O’Say Can You See: Laura Poitras at the Whitney


The filmmaker’s exhibition exploits the techniques of its subject: surveillance

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

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Black Flag: CAPITAL at Minnesota Street Project


A short show of heavy materials and tough, beautiful artworks.

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Jack Whitten, Psychic Intersection, 1979-1980. Acrylic on canvas, 42 × 42 × 1 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Studio Museum.

Drawing a Line: “A Constellation” at the Studio Museum in Harlem


A recent group show connects dots between form and narrative.

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

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Unbridgeable Gap: Andrea Fraser Brings Sing Sing to the Whitney


A recent sound art installation at the Whitney tries to link two New York institutions.

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

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John Hodgman Meets John Dewey: Fischli and Weiss at the Guggenheim


Humor and hermeneutics collide in the duo’s retrospective.

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Barry Schwabsky photographed by Mathias Augustyniak Poetry Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, 2009 © M/M (Paris)

Perceptual Inventory: A New Anthology by Barry Schwabsky


The poet-critic’s recent writing for The Nation is collected by Verso.

Friday, April 8th, 2016

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“This is how it’s done”: David Salle Curates Recent Painting


“Nice Weather” is at Skarstedt, uptown and Chelsea, through April 16

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Installation shot: Ellsworth Kelly, Curve seen from a Highway, Austerlitz. 1970. Gelatin silver print, 8-1/2 x 12-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery

A Process That Takes Place In The Mind: Ellsworth Kelly’s Photographs


on view at Matthew Marks through April 30