Criticism
Saturday, May 14th, 2016
 
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Her extended exhibition closes May 15 at Nathalie Karg on the Lower East Side ...
Saturday, May 14th, 2016
 
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The artist explores the interrelation of intellectual, aesthetic, and corporeal adornment. ...
Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
 
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Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work? ...
 

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Lisa Gwilliam & Ray Sweeten (DataSpaceTime), still from “Oculus 2 (Assumption)”, 2015. 2-channel browser-based grids of animated GIFs, custom code, dimensions variable, duration approximately 8 minutes 30 seconds. Courtesy of the artists

The Third Element: DataSpaceTime at Microscope


Information as raw material: duo Lisa Gwilliam and Ray Sweeten on view in Bushwick

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

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Secret World: The Art of Martin Wong


The East Village artist, who died in 1999, gets a retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts

Saturday, January 30th, 2016

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Swansong for the Williamsburg Scene: Mike Ballou at Pierogi


His goofy sculptures help close Pierogi’s main space in Brooklyn as they move to Manhattan

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.

500 Years of Earth: A Survey of Landscapes at the Portland Art Museum


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.

The Shadows in Plato’s Cave: Drawings by Joan Tanner


on view at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, through January 30.

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Andy Goldsworthy, Hedge crawl, dawn, frost, cold hands, Sinderby, England,  4 March 2014, 2014. Digital video, TRT: 8:22 minutes, edition of six. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Lelong.

Trees, Petals, Dust, Stone: Andy Goldsworthy at Galerie Lelong


A show of new and old work by the English sculptor illuminates the natural world.

Friday, January 15th, 2016

Julien Bismuth, Willy Billy, 2013. Digital video, TRT: 23:51 minutes, edition of three, plus two APs. Courtesy of the artist and Simone Subal.

Point at Something: “Very Long Fingers” at Simone Subal


Misshapen figures reveal new ways of thinking about the human body on display.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Ann Pibal, RBWC3, 2013. Acrylic on aluminum, 12-3/4 x 17-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Lucien Terras

Like a Sequence of Thoughts: Ann Pibal at Lucien Terras


quietly resonant color and stringent asymmetry, on view through January 17

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

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Ceci N’est Pas: “Not a Photo” at The Hole


An exhibition explores photography’s relationship to and influence on other media.

Friday, January 1st, 2016

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Old Year’s Resolutions: Eight great shows I didn’t review


Jpegs were gathered, soundbites poised, but circumstances got the better of noble intentions