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Ken Johnson and Mindless Young Zombies


Debate is of the essence at artcritical as in the world of art


The Marathon That Keeps On Running


Last weekend’s marathon seems to be exerting an unexpected influence on the world of art, or at least of artcritical.  Endurance-testing art projects (hopefully with resulting exhilaration) are a common denominator in two of the exhibitions selected for the next installment of The Review Panel. On November 21 Sarah Douglas, Edward Epstein and Lance Esplund…


A Poet Among Painters


For artcritical.com, a milestone and a significant appointment.  The former has been trumpeted for a while in our newsletters but the giddy sense of achievement is yet to rub off: the tenth anniversary of The Review Panel. (The podcast from last month’s season premiere is now available, by the way.) Friday, October 24 sees three veteran…


Ara Merjian, Roberta Smith, David Cohen and Stephen Westfall at The Review Panel, October 2013. Photo: Jill Krementz

New Kid, Gloves Off


Thoughts on negative criticism, The Review Panel and his job from recently appointed Associate Editor


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“Après moi, le deluge”: The Review Panel in Its Tenth Year


A welcome note from our publisher and editor


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Welcome to an artcritical Fall: The bulletin returns


This is artcritical’s first bulletin in a while, and marks our intention to be in direct touch with readers and listeners this way on a more regular basis.  A lot has been going on at our website recently since the appointments this spring of Nora Griffin as associate editor and Mary Negro as associate publisher. …


A cover filled with pride: artcritical, July 4, 2012

Pride, Timely and Otherwise


Happy July 4th, Pride Weekend, and productive, restful summers to our readers


Frieze Art Fair, Randall's Island Park, May 4 to 7, 2012

May Day! May Day! More Art Fairs


New York set to Frieze.


Dawn Kasper's art installation 'This Could Be Something if I Let It, 2012'. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images

Art World Planning, Aesthetic Sprawl


In the wake of Armory Week, The Review Panel tackles the Biennial


Pat Oldenburg and Lucas Samaras in Claes Oldenburg's Voyages I at the Ray Gun Manufacturing Company, 1962. © Robert R. McElroy/Licensed by VAGA, New York, New York

History Lessons


New and Noteworthy at artcritical and details of David Cohen’s lecture on Derain