Criticism
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
 
Holly Zausner, Unsettled Matter, 2015. Single channel HD video, color + sound, TRT: 10:30 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Postmasters.
The artist’s new video shows the city emptied, but nonetheless full of majesty. ...
Sunday, May 24th, 2015
 
Installation view, "Malcolm Morley," 2015, at Sperone Westwater. Photo courtesy of the gallery.
The realist painter loosens up with new assemblages of warships and planes. ...
Friday, May 22nd, 2015
 
Louise Despont, Unfolding, 2014. Graphite and colored pencil on antique ledger book pages, 62 1/2 x 56 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Nicelle Beauchene.
New drawings at Nicelle Beauchene, with tropical patterns and Art Brut style. ...
 

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Annette Wehrhahn, Traces, 2015. Acrylic and shirt on canvas, 40 x 32 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Soloway Gallery.

Workerism: Annette Wehrhahn at Soloway Gallery


Wehrhahn shows part of artists’ experience: the interdependence of the studio and the home.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

Farrah Karapetian, Three Muses, 2014. Chromogenic photogram from performance, metallic, 75 1/2 x 48 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Von Lintel Gallery.

In Colors: Farrah Karapetian at Von Lintel


In a solo exhibition at Von Lintel, the artist explores the interrelation of vision, music, and color.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

John Miller, Untitled (Pedestrian Series), 2014. Acrylic on dibond/gatorboard, 43 1/4  x 26 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures.

This is Real Life: John Miller’s Crafting of Mediated Vision


In two concurrent shows we see the artist address street scenes and game shows as portraits of daily life.

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

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Glimpsed Curiosities: The Boyhood New York of Kenny Rivero


at Shin Gallery on the Lower East Side, through February 28

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Susan Bee, Untitled, 1977. Self-portrait with hand painted developer, 10 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Visual Scientific Poetry: Susan Bee’s Photograms


An exhibition of work by Bee shows photograms by the artist not seen in more than 30 years.

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Eric Holzman, Late Afternoon / Crestwood II, 2013-14. Oil on canvas, 10 x 10 inches, Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

Atmosphere is Key: Eric Holzman at Lori Bookstein


Small, luminous paintings reach deep into American art history

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

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A House of Prayer for All People: Yael Bartana at Petzel


Two new videos explore cultural authenticity — one simulating a holy site, another asking how national identity is formed.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Helen Miranda Wilson, Treasure Land, 2012. Oil on panel, 12 x 9 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art.

Helen Miranda Wilson: A New Kind of Space, Carved Out for the Mind to Explore


Her show was at at Lori Bookstein Fine Art late last year

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Installation shot of the exhibition under review showing the third of three floors. Photo by Maris Hutchinson/EPW All artworks © Chris Ofili. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

Other Stories: Chris Ofili at the New Museum


A masterful exhibition, closing this weekend

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Jack Bush Ex on Spring Green, June 1974 acrylic on canvas, 160 x 195.5 cm (63.25 x 77 in.) Collection of H. Arnold and Blema Steinberg. . © Estate of Jack Bush / SODRAC (2014). Photo: Michael Cullen, TPG Digital Art Services

“Playful, Searching and Mischievous”: The Paintings of Jack Bush


Review of the catalog accompanying first major retrospective in 35 years