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 ...
 

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Terry Adkins, Darkwater Record, 2002. Estate of Terry Adkins, Courtesy Salon 94

“Material Potentialities”: Terry Adkins and His Influence


An important exhibition, last year, at Penn’s Arthur Ross Gallery

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Installation shot of the exhibition under review, including, far right, , #14-1959, 1959. Oil on canvas, 60 x 46 inches. Photo: Joan Boykoff Baron

The Marvelous Void: Exhibitions in Los Angeles and New York of John McLaughlin


a major retrospective at LACMA of the Asia inspired abstractionist, through April 16

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Dan Walsh, Klimt Book, 2016. Artist's book, 9-1/2 × 14-7/8 inches. Courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery

The Hermetic and the Everyday: Dan Walsh at Paula Cooper


on view in Chelsea, through February 4

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

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A Bruise is the Momentary at Ease with the Continuous: Byron Kim at James Cohan


his show, Mud Root Ochre Leaf Star, was seen on the Lower East Side earlier this year

Friday, January 13th, 2017

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A Machine For Living In: ReActor at Architecture Omi


The fifth collaboration of artist Ward Shelley and architect Alex Schweder

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Karin Schneider, Trisected Square with 16 (O) Paintings, 2016. Exhibition rendering. Courtesy of the artist and Dominique Lévy

“Objects of common desire”: Karin Schneider at Dominique Lévy


Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work.

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Guggi, Dusk, 2016. Oil on canvas, 35-3/8 x 35-3/8 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Yoshii Gallery, New York

Serial Bowls: The Still Life Paintings of Guggi


Ex-Virgin Prune Guggi is a cult figure in Ireland

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Cover of the book under review. Courtesy of New Directions Publishing.

“Romantic and adventurous language”: Robert Walser’s Critical Essays


A new anthology of translated essays by the critic Robert Walser — with needed insights for the contemporary era.

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Siah Armajani, Tomb for Frank O'Hara, 2016. Painted wood, 54 x 103 x 65 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates.

“Him for whom the world was not enough”: Siah Armajani at Alexander Gray Associates


An ode to poets, a philosopher, and a martyr, as tombs and temples to their greatness.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

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Reverberations: Revisiting David Ireland’s “Skellig” Work


The life and work of an influential West Coast Conceptualist, and the estate that houses his legacy.