Criticism
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
 
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The Israeli sculptor and video artist contends with physical manifestations of war and trauma. ...
Monday, September 12th, 2016
 
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Process and history are manipulated and explored through Ruff’s use of found photographs. ...
Friday, September 9th, 2016
 
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Is he a trickster, or a Warholian innovator? What’s the difference? ...
 

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.

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Ana Mendieta, Moffitt Building Piece, 1973. Still from super-8mm film transferred to high-definition digital media, color, silent. TRT: 3:17 minutes. © The Estate of Ana Mendieta Collection, LLC. Courtesy Galerie Lelong, New York.

An Outsider’s Tale: Ana Mendieta at Galerie Lelong


A survey of the influential feminist artist’s early films and photographs.

Friday, March 25th, 2016

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Law as Symbol: Taryn Simon at Gagosian


The beautification of legal and economic power is pinned down and studied.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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America is Hard to See: David Hammons at Mnuchin


A retrospective of 50 years’ work by the cantankerous, teasing, cutting, and loving sculptor.

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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Momentous: Shows by Catherine Murphy and Sylvia Plimack Mangold


Two painters delicately depict mundane instants, beautifully.