Criticism
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.
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.
on view at Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, through January 30. ...
Monday, January 18th, 2016
 
A show of new and old work by the English sculptor illuminates the natural world. ...
 

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Thomas Ruff, Porträt (P. Stadtbäumer), 1988. Chromogenic print, 70 7/8 × 63 inches. Collection of Linda and Bob Gersh, Los Angeles. Image courtesy of David Zwirner, New York/London.

Curatorial Lyricism: “Perfect Likeness” at the Hammer


The Hammer’s current photography exhibition looks at developments in portraiture in the past 40 years.

Monday, July 20th, 2015

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Change and Displacement: Michal Helfman at K.


A recent short-run exhibition questions politics and culture through economics and exchange.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

From Suite Vénitienne by Sophie Calle, published by Siglio, 2015. Images and text copyrighted and provided courtesy of the artist.

Sophie Calle’s Suite Vénitienne: Following as Performance and Book


A new book by Siglio reproduces Calle’s 1980 performance, following a near-stranger through Venice.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

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“Freedom Culture” at The Journal Gallery


Journal’s summer group show explores the creation of meaning in a world of pluralities and abundant choices.

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Ching Ho Cheng, Queenie Study (Panel II of Queenie Triptych), 1968. Gouache and ink on rag board, 30 X 30 inches. Courtesy of Sybao Cheng-Wilson.

Visionaries and Visions: Retrospectives of Tseng Kwong Chi and Ching Ho Cheng


Two innovative artists show the contributions that can be made amid cultural turbulence.

Monday, July 6th, 2015

CultureStrike & Justseeds, Migration Now!, 2012. Screen prints and letter press; First edition, dimensions variable. Courtesy of CultureStrike. Photo by Chad Kleitsch.

Social Justice in the Studio and in the Street: Art and Activism at Franklin Street Works


A group show explores the use of art in social justice activism, collective action, and the aesthetics of politics.

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Stan VanDerBeek, Black Micro Kosmos, 1975. Embossed print on paper, 20 1/2 x 20 1/4 x 1 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Andrea Rosen.

A Room With A Field: Stan VanDerBeek’s Poemfields


An exhibition by one of the most important innovators in video and computer art recently concluded at Andrea Rosen.

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

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Bruce Gagnier: Shouldering into the Past


The sculptor presents a new series of torqued bronze figures, drawing from the past.

Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Clyfford Still, PH-401, 1957. Oil on canvas, 113 x 155 inches. Courtesy of the Clyfford Still Art Museum. © City and County of Denver.

Lightning Bolt: A Realization of Clyfford Still


How we recognize an artist’s greatness can come slowly over decades, or in a flash.

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Installation shot, Luca Dellaverson: Fight This Generation at Tilton Gallery, June 2015

The Haze of Passing Years: Luca Dellaverson at Tilton Gallery


Dellaverson breaks apart the monochrome. On view on East 76th Street through June 26