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 ...
 

Saturday, November 5th, 2016

Clyfford Still, PH-950, 1950. 
Oil on canvas, 233.7 x 177.8 cm. 
Clyfford Still Museum, Denver (c) City and County of Denver / DACS 2016.
Photo courtesy the Clyfford Still Museum, Denver, CO

Conflicted Ambitions: Abstract Expressionism at London’s Royal Academy


Art made in turbulent times revisited in a conflicted present

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Nathaniel Dorsky, Autumn, 2016. Silent 16mm color film, TRT: 26:00. Courtesy of the artist and New York Film Festival.

Flood of Images: Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler at the New York Film Festival


Two experimental filmmakers depict the world, using the methodology of poetry.

Friday, October 28th, 2016

Jane Benson, Faux Faux (Iris Yellow), 2015. Hand cut artificial flower and glass 30 x 15 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and The Parlour Bushwick

Faux Faux and Hooker Shoes: Parlor Games in Bushwick


What a World, What a World at The Parlour Bushwick through November 6

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Installation view, "Calvin Marcus: Were Good Men," 2016, at CLEARING Gallery. Courtesy of the gallery.

Spilled Blood: Calvin Marcus at Clearing


A show of new paintings puts questions to cultural assumptions about war.

Friday, October 21st, 2016

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True Stripes: Sean Scully at Mnuchin


A survey of Sean Scully’s formative work of the 1980s.

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Robert Overby, DCT, 1973. Oil on canvas, 38½ x 51¼ inches. Courtesy of Fredericks & Freiser

Esquire Showcard: Another layer excavated from the legacy of Robert Overby


at at Fredericks & Freiser through October 22

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

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A Passionate Visual Idiom: Carmen Herrera at the Whitney


A segment of her long career leaves a critic hungry for more

Sunday, October 16th, 2016

Rebecca Morgan, Pajama Jug, 2015. Raku ware, 6.75 x 4.5 x 5 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Hillbillies in Chelsea: Rebecca Morgan at Asya Geisberg


Morgan’s new work develops in the direction of lovingly perverse caricature.

Friday, October 7th, 2016

House of Worth, tea gown, blue cut velvet on a green satin ground, Valenciennes lace, circa 1897. © Stéphane Piera/Galliera/Roger-Viollet.

How To Dress The Guermantes Way: “Proust’s Muse” at FIT


Proust’s Muse, The Countess Greffulhe is on view through January 7

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

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So Slow It Stopped: Teiji Furuhashi at MoMA


MoMA re-stages a 1995 installation by one of Japan’s late, great performance, tech, and collaboration innovators.