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. ...
 

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1970. Crayon, graphite pencil, ink, oil stick, colored pencil, tape, and cut and torn paper on paper. The Menil Collection, Houston; Gift of the artist. Photograph: Paul Hester © Cy Twombly Foundation

“Soft and Full of Patience”: Cy Twombly at the Morgan


“Treatise on the Veil” on view through January 25

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Betty Tompkins, Photo Drawing #7, 2013. Ink on digital photograph, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Louis B. James.

The Artist as Voyeur: Group Show as Peep Show


Rear Window Treatment at Louis B. James Gallery through January 17

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

Cary Smith, Pointed Splat #6 (yellow-pink with color blocks), 2013 Courtesy of the artist

The Aldrich at 50: Clutch of Exhibitions Demonstrate Currency of Founder’s Vision


on view through April

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Michelle Stuart, Navigating the Stars II, 2013, detail. 15 unique framed archival inkjet prints, approx. 26 x 56 inches overall. Courtesy of Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects

Navigating the Stars: Michelle Stuart at Leslie Tonkonow


“Silent Movies,” gridded constellations from her archives, on view through the weekend

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Jake and Dinos Chapman, The Sum of all Evil (detail), 2012-2013. Courtesy of the Artists and White Cube

Just As Juvenile When They Were Juvenile: Jake & Dinos Chapman in their hometown of Hastings


Report from English south coast on local boys made bad

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Nathan Lyons, Untitled (Return Your Mind to Its Upright Position), 1998-2013. Two gelatin silver prints, 4 7/8 x 7 1/4 inches each. © Nathan Lyons, courtesy of Bruce Silverstein Gallery, NY.

Mind Ride: Nathan Lyons at Bruce Silverstein


The iconic photographer presents a new book and a new exhibition.

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Paul Hardy, Caryatid, 2014. Oil on linen, 24 x 16 inches. As seen in the exhibition, Et ensuite, on recommence, Parisian Laundry

The Perils and Pleasures of the Contemporary Biennale: Case in Point, Montreal


What it may lack in celebrity it makes up for in local vim and vigor

Sunday, December 7th, 2014

Vicky Colombet, Earth series # 1305, 2014. Oil, pigment, alkyd wash on canvas, 7-3/4 x 5-3/4 inches. Courtesy of Christian Duvernois Landscape/Gallery

A Philosophy of Form: In Vicky Colombet, Abstraction and Nature Meet on Equal Terms


Her show continues at Christian Duvernois

Friday, December 5th, 2014

Spencer Finch, "A Certain Slant of Light," 2014. © The Morgan Library & Museum. Photography by Graham S. Haber, 2014. Artwork © Spencer Finch, 2014.

Lite Installation: Spencer Finch at The Morgan


The light artist’s work is beautiful but problematic.

Friday, December 5th, 2014

installation shot with works from the First series, 2014 by Richard Nonas. Courtesy of Fergus McCaffrey

Field Anthropologist: The Sculptures of Richard Nonas


His show was at Fergus McCaffrey earlier this fall