Criticism
Monday, June 18th, 2018
 
Donna Dennis, Night Dock and Stars, 2016. Gouache on paper, 11 x 14-1/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Lesley Heller Gallery
“Ship and Dock/Nights and Days or The Gazer”, on view through June 30 ...
Wednesday, June 13th, 2018
 
rovner-red-cover
At both Chelsea venues, the show includes her trademark video tableaux ...
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
 
Cecily Brown, Teenage Wildlife, 2003. Oil on linen, 80 x 90 inches. Tate Collection.
Bacon, Freud and a Century of Painting Life, on view through August 27 ...
 

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

Pam Lims, Medusa page design decoy, 2010. Spray paint and acrylic on panel, paint, ACX plywood, plaster, approx. 66 x 20 x 20 inches. Courtesy Rachel Uffner Gallery

The Fifth Leg: Pam Lins at Rachel Uffner Gallery


Pam Lims: Problem Picture Sources New Sculptures up through October 24

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

gugg-vids

Missing the Magic: YouTube Play at the Guggenheim


The Biennial for Creative Video is mostly an excuse to show off projection technology

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

suddenaddress

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”