Criticism
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
 
Hannes Schmid, Cowboy #230, 2017. Oil on linen, 48 x 71 inches. Courtesy of Mitchell Algus Gallery
on view at Mitchell Algus through October 14 ...
Friday, October 5th, 2018
 
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“Hunter Gatherer” closes in Chelsea on Saturday ...
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
 
Jason Stopa, The Big Picture, 2018. Oil on canvas, 62 x 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects.
The Gate was at Steven Harvey in August ...
 

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Hans Hartung, T1982-H29, 1982. Acrylic on canvas, 70.9 x 55.9 inches. Courtesy of Nahmad Contemporary, Perrotin and Hartung-Bergman Foundation

In a Galaxy of their Own Design: Line and Atmosphere in Hans Hartung


A pair of exhibitions makes a case for the German-born post-war French master

Thursday, February 15th, 2018

Suzy Spence, Untitled (Portrait), 2017. Flashe on paper, 16 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Sears Peyton Gallery, New York

Hunters and Hustlers: Feminism and Theatricality in Suzy Spence and Heather Morgan


Contrasting approaches and messages in two recent shows

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

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Films by Stephanie Barber and Amy Jenkins Premiere in New York


At Anthology Film Archive and MoMA this weekend

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Käthe Kollwitz, Seed-Corn Must Not be Ground, 1941. Lithograph , 14.5 x 15.5 inches. Private collection, Courtesy of Galerie St. Etienne

The Volunteers: Graphic Arts by Käthe Kollwitz and Sue Coe


An exhibition of powerful political work at Galerie St. Etienne, through March 10

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

Claire Lieberman, Sunspot Silencer, 2017. Sunspot Silencer, Glass, 5.25 x 10.5 x 2.75 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Massey Lyuben Gallery

Serious Play: Claire Lieberman’s Unidentified Dangerous Beautiful Objects


A show last year at Massey Lyuben Gallery

Sunday, February 4th, 2018

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Biting a Thumb at Monochrome: Jim Lee at Nicelle Beauchene


A show that dwells on the perversity of painting, closing February 4

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

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At the Edge of Land and Water: John Walker’s Landscapes


His recent Studio School show brought together his visceral and pictographic modes

Saturday, January 27th, 2018

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Wanting to Tell Stories: John Yau’s Wild Children


The occult gives way to novel approaches to what to notice in art.

Thursday, January 25th, 2018

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Insider Criticism: Mrs. Peter Plagens Reveals All


A review of his show at Nancy Hoffman Gallery by the artist’s spouse

Friday, January 19th, 2018

Barbara Hammer, What You Are Not Supposed To Look At, 2014. Photo, Mylar, x-ray collage. Collaborative project with Ingrid Chhristie (camera). Courtesy of the artist.

How Not to Vanish: Barbara Hammer’s Resilient Gaze


Her show at the Leslie-Lohman is on view through January 28.