Criticism
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
 
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A group show gives Marxist voice to recent unrest in art and politics. ...
Sunday, July 17th, 2016
 
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The painter creates abstractions based on the coast of his home. ...
Friday, July 15th, 2016
 
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A performance, installation, and sound artist unites people in collective experience. ...
 

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

Friday, April 8th, 2016

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Complicated Ventures: Jim Dine’s Poems


“a seamless controlling ear gives them weight and authenticity”

Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Installation view of "Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective," 2016, at the Museum of Modern Art. Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art.

Poet, Printer, Prankster: Marcel Broodthaers in Retrospect


The late artist is the subject of four simultaneous exhibitions, including a MoMA retrospective.

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

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Still Life with Movement: James Nares at Paul Kasmin


The artist uses high-definition, super slow video to put the viewer in an awkward spot.

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

Cover of the book under review. Courtesy of La Fábrica.

“No doubt she’s in control”: A New Niki de Saint Phalle Monograph


An oft-overlooked and misunderstood painter and sculptor gets a close look by the Guggenheim Bilbao

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Lois Dodd, Jerusalem Artichokes, September, 2015. Oil on Masonite, 20 x 15 7/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

As Agile As Ever: Lois Dodd at Alexandre


As her admirers know, Dodd is a painter who makes things count

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Purity or Pollution: Protection, Plastics and Religion in the Work of Sara Mejia Kriendler


A young artist uses monochromatic sculptures to examine vulnerability and danger.