Criticism
 
Stephen Maine, HP11-0402,  2011. Acrylic on panel, 20 x 16 inches. Courtesy of the artist and 490 Atlantic Gallery.
Two artists’ recent shows in Brooklyn explore surface as substance. ...
 
Photograph of Milton Resnick.
Milton Resnick’s long but underappreciated career gets a review and revision at Mana Contemporary. ...
 
Andy Warhol, Nelson Rockefeller, 1967. Acrylic and silkscreen on canvas, 75 x 56 x 1 1/4 inches. Copyright The Andy Warhol Foundation, courtesy of The Queens Museum.
The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair. ...
 


Lynda Benglis at Cheim & Read and Mia Westerlund Roosen at Lennon, Weinerg


Lynda Benglis: A Sculpture Survey, 1969-2004 Cheim & Read until April 3 547 W. 25th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-242-7727 Mia Westerlund Roosen: Namesake Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. until April 3 560 Broadway, Suite 308, at Prince Street, 212-941-0012 Once the enfant terrible of the New York School, Lynda Benglis is now one of the…


Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture at American Academy of Arts and Letters


Audubon Terrace until April 4 Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets, 212-368-5900 A version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, March 11, 2004 It’s overdose week for the New York art world. As if the Whitney Biennial and the Armory Show didn’t, between them, provide enough miles of distraction, the American Academy…


Sol LeWitt at PaceWildenstein and Kate Shephard at Galerie Lelong


Sol LeWitt: Structures 1962-2003 PaceWildenstein until March 27 32 East 57th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-421-3292 PaceWildenstein until April 17 534 West 25th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-929-7000 Kate Shepherd: Wall, Floor, Rocky Crag Galerie Lelong until March 20 (528 West 26th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-315-0470). Early in…


MoMA at el Museo


“MoMA at el Museo”: Latin American and Carribean Art from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, 212 831 7272 A shortened version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, March 4, 2004. This might be a classic “gringo” blunder, but isn’t the…


Moving Pictures: Regarding the “optical art” of Julian Stanczak and Leo Villareal


exhibitions considered in this essay: Julian Stanczak: Master of Op Art: Highlights of the Past 40 Years Stefan Stux Gallery 529 West 20th Street, 9th floor, New York, NY 10011 212-352-1600 February 14 to March 20, 2004 Leo Villareal: Chasing Rainbows Sandra Gering Gallery 534 West 22nd Street New York, NY 10011 646-336-7183 February 21…


Wendy Mark, Rosemarie Beck, Paul Resika, Andrea Morganstern


Wendy Mark: Recent Monotypes Lori Bookstein Fine Art 37 West 57th Street, New York. Tel: 212. 750.0949 Lovers: The Drawings of Rosemarie Beck and Paul Resika, 1968-69 Lori Bookstein Frine Art Andrea Morganstern: Nature’s Pulse Kimberly Venardos & Co. 1014 Madison Avenue at 78 Street, New York. Tel: 212.879.5858 A version of this review appeared…


John Duff: Designed with You in Mind: Various Sculptures, Variously Entailed


Knoedler & Company 19 East 70th Street New York, NY 10021 tel: 212 794-0550 Through March 13, 2004 Artists find themselves today in an increasingly intricate dialogue within broader political and social contexts. Visual artists often face harsh and even arbitrary categorization as either progressively aware or reactively aesthetic. Artworks, in turn, are often judged…


Jörg Immendorff: I Wanted to be an Artist


Golden Paley Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design 20th Street and The Parkway Philadelphia, PA 19103 215 568 4515 23 January – 21 March This expert survey of Jörg Immendorff’s career reassesses an artist whose period of notoriety in America lasted a relatively short time in the 1980′s. This was partly a matter…


Roger Hilton: Works on Paper


Flowers New York 1000 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor New York, N.Y., 10021 212-439-1700 February 20 – March 27, 2004 “Art if it is anything, is a blood and death battle, into which you have to throw everything you got.” – Roger Hilton Along with Ben Nicholson, Barbara Hepworth, Terry Frost, and others, Roger Hilton was…


Mia Westerlund Roosen and Kim Jones


Mia Westerlund Roosen: “Namesake,” new sculptures & drawings Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. 560 Broadway, Ste. 308 New York, NY 10012 phone: 212-941-0012 February 12 to April 3 Kim Jones: “escape from flatland,” 177 North 9th Street Brooklyn, NY 11211 718.599.2144 13 february–15 march, 2004 Height precedes width precedes depth – that’s the standard format for describing…