Criticism
Saturday, April 4th, 2015
 
Russell Roberts, Paper Bed, Concrete Head #1, 2015. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Heskin Contemporary
Grid paintings that take a serial risk ...
Friday, April 3rd, 2015
 
Thomas Hart Benton, Woodland Stream, Martha's Vineyard/Chilmark Landscape, 1922. Oil on metal, 4 1/2 x 7 7/8 inches. Photo courtesy of FreedmanArt.
Exhibitions at the New York Studio School and Freedman Art examine art about its own creation. ...
Thursday, March 19th, 2015
 
Francesca Woodman, Untitled, New York (N.409), 1979. Vintage Color Print, 3-3/8 x 3-1/2 inches. © Francesca Woodman/ Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery
‘I’m trying my hand at fashion photography’ was on view through March 12 ...
 

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Gallery View. Anna Wintour Costume Center, Lizzie and Jonathan Tisch Gallery Image: © The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Dead Dressed: Mourning Attire at the Met


An exhibition of Victorian mourning dresses explores rituals, fashion, semiotics and loss.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Robert Heinecken, Are You Rea #1, 1964–68. Gelatin silver print, 10 13/16 x 7 7/8 inches. Collection Jeffrey Leifer, Los Angeles. © 2013 The Robert Heinecken Trust.

Photo Presence, Video Fantasy: The Life and Work of Robert Heinecken


A traveling retrospective of Heinecken’s work is as timely as ever.

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

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Richard Phillips Laid Bare: New Monograph on the Hyper-Realist Painter


Richard Phillips: Negation of the Universe from Rizzoli

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

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Fine Lines: Kate Shepherd at Galerie Lelong


The last day of her Chelsea show is today

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

Rupert Goldsworthy, Installation view at Ritter/Zamet Gallery, 2014.

Every Love Story is a Ghost Story: The Histories of Rupert Goldsworthy


An exhibition of new work raises insights about the history of culture, fashion, and representation.

Saturday, October 18th, 2014

caption to follow. Martial Raysse © Adagp, Paris 2014.

Hippie Pop: Martial Raysse at the Pompidou


Retrospective reveals ambivalent embrace of popular culture

Friday, October 17th, 2014

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Adventures Close to Home: Do Ho Suh at Lehmann Maupin


The artist’s drawings are collected in a new monograph and a show that spans both of Lehmann Maupin’s New York locations

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Ruben Pater, Drone Survival Guide, 2013. Offset printed on Chromolux ALU-E mirrored paper 19 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and apexart.

Black Ships Ate the Sky: Drones and Photography at apexart


The confluences of flight and photography, forensics and art, are explored in an exhibition now at apexart.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

detail of Roxy Paine, Checkpoint, 2014. Courtesy of Marianne Boesky Gallery

Denuded Lens: Roxy Paine at Marianne Boesky


spatial and informational compression in sculptures of relentless, scrupulous exploration

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Richard Prince, installation view, "Richard Prince: New Portraits," 2014, at Gagosian Gallery. © Richard Prince. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Robert McKeever.

Try to Make Yourself a Work of Art: Richard Prince’s New Portraits at Gagosian


Richard Prince uses Instagram, but not in the way most people do.