Criticism
Monday, August 24th, 2015
 
Installation view of work from The 15th Annual Summer Apprenticeship Program at Artspace, 2015. Photograph by John Groo.
An exhibition and its extracurricular programming explore artistic representations of mass incarceration. ...
Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
 
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The late artist’s assemblages move out of the desert and into the museum. ...
Monday, August 17th, 2015
 
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A new film about a famous author inadvertently raises the problem of substituting images for people. ...
 

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Leslie Wayne, Paint/Rag #49 (Kuba), 2014. Oil and acrylic hung on panel, 21.5 x 12 x 6 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery.

So It Goes: A Survey of Painting’s Influence on Other Media


A recent exhibition at Franklin Street Works shows the conversation around painting in video, sculpture, performance, sound, and other media.

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Fred Valentine, Toward Grandfather Mountain, 2015. Oil on canvas, 66 x 44 inches. Courtesy of Studio 10, Buskwick

A Cry in the Wilderness: Fred Valentine at Studio 10


Paintings that dare to think about feelings, on view in Bushwick through this weekend

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Simon Norfolk, The Lewis Glacier, Mt. Kenya, 1987, 2014. Digital chromogenic print, 30 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Benrubi Gallery.

Afghanistan in Time: Simon Norfolk at Benrubi


A photographer tracks time in a beautiful landscape wounded by war.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

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By This River: Greg Lindquist Paints Against Coal-Ash Pollution


An ongoing installation in Wilmington, NC, uses art to call attention to the devastation of environmental despoilation.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Maria Yoon, Nevada Marriage, still from Maria the Korean Bride, 2014. Video, TRT: 75 min. Courtesy of the artist.

Always the Bride: Maria Yoon’s Marriage Experiment


The artist’s documentary about her 50 marriages explores the institution’s changing place in American culture.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Untitled, 2014. Soap-lye and pigments on canvas, 98 1/2 x 118 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery.

Pop History: Jiri Georg Dokoupil’s Modernist Bubbles


The artist uses an idiosyncratic technique to make colorful paintings of bubbles, following in a long line of Modernists.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Scooter LaForge, Roadside Memorial with Virgin Mary (Bisbee, Az), 2014. Oil on linen, 40 x 40 inches. Photo courtesy of Munch Gallery.

States of Mind: Scooter LaForge Paints Cross-Country


The artist has documented his journey across the United States in bright and colorful paintings of passing moments.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Anne Neukamp, Latz, 2014. Oil, acrylic and tempera on canvas, 78 3/4 by 59 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Mitchell-Innes & Nash.

Like This: An Exhibition of Near-Representations


A show of paintings and sculptures by three women takes allusion as its theme and raison.

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Sonia Delaunay Prismes électriques, 1913-1914. Photo Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. Courtesy of the Musée d'Art Moderne.

Sonia Delaunay in Paris and London


A traveling retrospective of the artist and designer’s work charts her mix of fine and applied art through the previous century.

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Lisa Bradley, Through This, 2012. Oil on canvas, 48 x 38 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Hollis Taggart Galleries.

“Hard to Explain”: Lisa Bradley’s Mysterious Abstractions


on view Hollis Taggart Galleries through February 28