Criticism
Sunday, June 21st, 2015
 
Art Green, United Opposition, 1975. Oil on canvas, 68 1/4 x 47 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Garth Greenan.
A book of the painter’s work captures his complicated use of collage, illusion, and narrative. ...
Monday, June 8th, 2015
 
Cecily Brown, Land of the Free, 2008. Oil on linen, 12 1/2 x 17 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone Gallery.
Two painters on view at Maccarone. ...
Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
 
Holly Zausner, Unsettled Matter, 2015. Single channel HD video, color + sound, TRT: 10:30 minutes. Courtesy of the artist and Postmasters.
The artist’s new video shows the city emptied, but nonetheless full of majesty. ...
 

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Jack Bush Ex on Spring Green, June 1974 acrylic on canvas, 160 x 195.5 cm (63.25 x 77 in.) Collection of H. Arnold and Blema Steinberg. . © Estate of Jack Bush / SODRAC (2014). Photo: Michael Cullen, TPG Digital Art Services

“Playful, Searching and Mischievous”: The Paintings of Jack Bush


Review of the catalog accompanying first major retrospective in 35 years

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

V. S. Gaitonde, Untitled, 1975. Oil on canvas, 70 x 42 inches. Mr. and Mrs. Rajiv Chaudhri Collection, New York © Christie’s Images Limited 2014

“Everything Starts From Silence”: Vasudeo Santu Gaitonde at the Guggenheim


The Indian abstractionist’s mini-retrospective is on view through February 11

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Jill Baroff, For Your Love, 2014. Acrylic on wood, size variable. Courtesy of Bartha Contemporary

Weaving a Thread: Fall shows in London and Beyond


From Richard Tuttle at two museums and Jill Baroff (pictured) to a show at Middlesbrough Railway Station

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Richard Tuttle, Step by Step, 2002. Series of 41 unique woodcuts, printed in colors on Saunders Waterford 140 lb paper, 80 x 40 3/4 inches. © Richard Tuttle/Universal Limited Art Editions.

Natural History: Richard Tuttle’s Prints


A new monograph surveying prints by the influential multi-media artist shows his quixotic approach and affinity to a kind of natural abstraction.

Monday, January 19th, 2015

Kianja Strobert, Untitled, 2011. Mixed media on paper, 30 × 22 inches. Private Collection, New York.

Subversive Methods: Kianja Strobert at the Studio Museum in Harlem


The first major New York exhibition by Strobert, a painter who reconfigures the medium itself.

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Peter Blume, Crashing Surf, 1982. Oil on canvas, 30 x 50 inches. Courtesy of Elisabeth and William Landes. Art © The Educational Alliance, Inc./Estate of Peter Blume/Licensed by VAGA, New York.

Bloom and Drang: Peter Blume’s Eclecticism


A survey of the American painter’s career is currently on view.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Shepard Fairey, St. Mark’s horses, 2009. Screenprint, 27-1/2 x 35-1/2 inches, edition of 250. Courtesy of the Artist

Be Wild and Obey: Shepard Fairey in Naples


In the one neighborhood where there’s little graffiti, a show of street art

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Joseph Montgomery, Image Two Hundred Sixty Five, 2014. Animation, monitor, Raspberry Pi, continuous loop. Courtesy the artist and Laurel Gitlen, New York.

Upcycled: Joe Montgomery’s Painting Remixes


The artist, who showed at at Laurel Gitlen last month, makes mutants of his materials.

Friday, January 9th, 2015

Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends, Siglio, 2014.

Dorothy Iannone: The Book of Love


Siglio’s new book of collected works gives an overview of the startling artist’s affectionate, erotic drawings.

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

Marisol, Lick the Tire of My Bicycle, 1974 © Marisol Escobar/Licensed by Vaga, New York, NY

Uncanny Presences: The Dynamic Sculptures of Marisol


closing this weekend at El Museo del Barrio, retrospective of a powerful, hands-on sculptor.