Criticism
Monday, August 28th, 2017
 
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On view in Chelsea, extended to September 1 ...
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
Tuesday, July 18th, 2017
 
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For Dumas, the question of extinction also points to violence against African-Americans ...
 

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Cover of the book under review. Courtesy of New Directions Publishing.

“Romantic and adventurous language”: Robert Walser’s Critical Essays


A new anthology of translated essays by the critic Robert Walser — with needed insights for the contemporary era.

Friday, December 16th, 2016

Siah Armajani, Tomb for Frank O'Hara, 2016. Painted wood, 54 x 103 x 65 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Alexander Gray Associates.

“Him for whom the world was not enough”: Siah Armajani at Alexander Gray Associates


An ode to poets, a philosopher, and a martyr, as tombs and temples to their greatness.

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

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Reverberations: Revisiting David Ireland’s “Skellig” Work


The life and work of an influential West Coast Conceptualist, and the estate that houses his legacy.

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Siri Berg, Desert, 1970. Painting, 40 x 50 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Peter Hionas

“It’s All About Color”: Siri Berg at the Fiterman


At 95, the artist enjoys her retrospective at the Borough of Manhattan Community College

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

William King, Marry Me, 2010. Balsa, polychrome, 28 x 16 x 8-1/2 inches. From the collection of Connie Fox, Photo: Jenny Gorman

Your Feet’s Too Big: Connie Fox and William King at the Guild Hall, East Hampton


Artist couple exhibition is on view through December 31

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

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Sunset Sex: Loie Hollowell at Feuer/Mesler


Hollowell combines eroticism, landscape, and allusions to natural and human form.

Saturday, November 19th, 2016

Liam Gillick, Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820 (Columbia University Press, 2016). Courtesy the publisher.

Pedagogy on the Loose: A Book of Lectures by Liam Gillick


Industry and Intelligence: Contemporary Art Since 1820

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of ART 3/ Silas Shabelewska Gallery

Fulfillment Centers: Brett Wallace at ART3


This recent Bushwick show examined the relationship between digital and physical labor

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

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Lusting for Kale: Suzanne Joelson in Bushwick


Vinyl supermarket banners make their way into new paintings at Studio 10

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Marina Abramovic, The Hero II, 2001 (2008). Gelatin silver print, 35 x 35 inches. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery

Vive La Revolution


American Artists and the Communist Party at St. Etienne, George Grosz: Politics and Influence at Nolan