Criticism
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Saturday, October 16th, 2010

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Redeemed from Aesthetic Limbo: Aimée Price Brown on Pierre Puvis de Chavannes


Her long-awaited catalogue raisonné is published by Yale.

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

Frank Bowling, Resting, 2010. Mixed media on canvas, 25 x 31 inches. Courtesy of Spanierman Modern

The Ultimate Proof of His Freedom: Frank Bowling’s abstract painting


on view at at Spanierman Modern through October 16

Monday, October 4th, 2010

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Seeing the World Differently: Bill Berkson’s lectures on art and poetry


A review of Bill Berkson’s “Sudden Address: Selected Lectures 1981-2006” from Cuneiform Press

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Alex Olson, Plot, detail, see article for details

The Grammar of the Grid


Alex Olson: As a Verb, As a Noun, In Peach and Silver, at Lisa Cooley through October 17

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Tommy White, Pretty When You Smile, 2009. Oil on canvas, 114 x 90 inches. Courtesy of Harris Lieberman Gallery

So Pretty When You Smile: The Gothic Enigmas of Tommy White


at Harris Lieberman through October 2

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

Polaroid by Julian Schnabel of Mickey Rourke reproduced in the book under review. Courtesy Prestel Publishing

Purloined Destiny: Julian Schnabel’s Polaroids


Julian Schnabel: Polaroids by Petra Giloy-Hirtz is published by Prestel.

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Gary Stephan, Untitled, 2007. Acrylic on canvas, 20 x 20 inches. Courtesy devening projects + editions

Transcending Suburbia: An exceptional show of Gary Stephan


Gary Stephan’s ‘Painting And’ was at Woodstock’s Kleinert/James Arts Center this summer.

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

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Beta Get Your Act Together, PBS: A critical look at their new arts website


No bravos for this lackluster new site, even if the programs trump Bravo’s “Work of Art”

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

detail, Barbara Probst, see article for full image and caption

Vitality Amidst the Ruins: Lower Manhattan’s gritty golden age


Mixed Use, Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices at the Reina Sofia, Madrid, June 10 – September 2, 2010

Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Mount Tremper Arts gardens Photo by Mathew Pokoik

Beautiful Young Men Dancing to Music: Brennan Gerard, Ryan Kelly


Review of a performance by Ideological Formation at Mount Tremper Arts in the Catskill Mountains