Criticism
Wednesday, January 20th, 2016
 
Joseph Mallord William Turner, Depositing of John Bellini’s Three Pictures in La Chiesa Redentore, Venice, 1841. Oil on canvas, 29 x 45 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the Paul G. Allen Family Collection.
A traveling exhibition presents the changing way artists have approached nature over the past half millennium. ...
Tuesday, January 19th, 2016
 
Joan Tanner, endofred #3, 2015. Oil stick, metallic powder, ballpoint pen and chalk on Bristol paper, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Locks Gallery.
on view at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, through January 30. ...
Monday, January 18th, 2016
 
A show of new and old work by the English sculptor illuminates the natural world. ...
 

Friday, October 9th, 2015

Roland Flexner, Untitled, 2001. Ink on Paper, 12¾ x 11½ inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Sargent’s Daughters

Drunken Bubbles: The Sumi-e Spray Drawings of Roland Flexner


Roland Flexner and Japanese Bronzes at Sargent’s Daughters through Sunday

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Bernd Zimmer, Field, Rape, 1979. Emulsion and distemper on canvas, 205 x 300 cm. Bernd Zimmer Kunststiftung Photograph by Archiv Bernd Zimmer © VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2015.

Looking Back: A Retrospective of German Figure Painting


A show at the historic Städel Museum catalogues German painting from a breakout era.

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Anoka Faruqee, 2013P-83 (Wave), 2013. Acrylic on linen on panel, 45 x 45 inches

The Ghost in the Machine: Diphthong at the Fiterman


Group show, curated by Stephen Maine and Gelah Penn, at Borough of Manhattan Community College

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Susan Jane Walp, Gerbera I, 2014. Oil on gessoed paper, 11-1/2 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Tibor de Nagy Gallery

Momentousness: The Still Life Paintings of Susan Jane Walp


Her paintings on paper are at Tibor de Nagy through October 17

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Installation view, "The Accidental Poet: Bill Beckley—1968-1978," 2015, at Albertz Benda.

Accidentally on Purpose: Bill Beckley at Albertz Benda


The gallery presents a retrospective of the poet-artist’s varied oeuvre.

Monday, September 28th, 2015

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Hail the High Priestess: Kyle Staver and the Cult of Painting


Her show, Tall Tales, is at Steven Harvey through October 11

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

William Eggleston, Untitled (Sumner, Mississippi, Cassidy Bayou in Background), 1971. Eggleston Artistic Trust. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York.

A William Eggleston Retrospective on Tropical Soil


One of America’s greatest photographers has his first major retrospective in Brazil.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

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Plugging in and Moving on: Okwui Enwezor’s All the World’s Futures


The second of artcritical’s 2015 dispatches from Venice

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

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A Complete Eye of Water: A Summer Show at Ampersand Gallery


Sea, sky, air, and space meet in the respectively trippy, geometric, and photorealist images of three artists.

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Margaux Ogden, Desert Anxiety II, 2015. Acrylic on canvas, 70 x 66 inches. Courtesy of the artist and ltd Los Angeles.

Emojis and Emotion: New Painting by Margaux Ogden


Ogden’s work leverages anxiety and excitement, brush on canvas, as pain’ing.