Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Cover of the book under review. Image courtesy of the publisher.
A look at eight years of writing by Bob Nickas. ...
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017
 
Mimmo Rotella, TAL, 1957, Décollage on canvas, 12 7/8 x 14 1/4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.
selected early works were on view uptown ...
Friday, January 6th, 2017
 
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Cannibalization is a creative act in the artist’s recent show of new text-based and reductivist work. ...
 

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Antoni Tàpies, Composition, 1972. Tapestry, wire, and burlap on board, 102 3/8 x 80 3/8 inches. © 2017 Comissió Tàpies / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VEGAP, Madrid. Courtesy of the Artist and Nahmad Contemporary.

What Painting Might Do: Antoni Tàpies at Nahmad Contemporary


A seemingly random selection of the Spanish master provoked close readings; from earlier this year

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Lois Dickson, Aria, 2017. Oil on linen, 72 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

A Playpen Within A Battlefield: The Paintings of Lois Dickson


To greet her current show at the New York Studio School, an essay published last summer

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Installation shot of "Tous contre le spectacle" , private exhibition curated by Wolfgang Scheppe, Venice, 2017

The Return of the Real: Venice Biennale 2017


The first of artcritical’s dispatches from Europe this summer

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

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A Gyroscopic Equilibrium: Robert Mangold at Pace


a show of recent works, on view in Chelsea through June 17

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Sandro Chia, Looking At, 2017. Oil on Canvas, 39-3/8 x 39-3/8 inches. Courtesy of Marc Straus Gallery

Stepping Out of Time: Sandro Chia at Marc Straus


His show of recent paintings took place in the Spring

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

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Studio Visit: Ellen K. Levy discusses her “Meme Machines” with Joyce Beckenstein

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According to Richard Dawkins, memes are the cultural equivalent of genes. The difference is that memes are contagious; they are ideas that circulate. “Meme Machines” consist of four painted prints related to four different specialized libraries and an animation that shows you a more global perspective of libraries. Together the animation and still prints relate…

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

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Neural Networks: Ellen K. Levy on her “Meme Machines” and the thinking behind them


Her exhibition at Mid-Manhattan Library is up thru’ June 28

Monday, May 29th, 2017

a featured item from THE LIST: Ronnie Landfield at Findlay Galleries


In his first show with the newly consolidated Findlay Galleries veteran abstract painter Ronnie Landfield has really pulled out the stops. Career vicissitudes that included heart-wrenching damage to a lifetime’s work during Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent loss of a dream New York studio to gentrification seem to have dented neither the pictorial scale nor…

Monday, May 29th, 2017

David Novros, Untitled, 1974. Charcoal and red oil paint on paper, 22-3/4 x 59-1/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Paula Cooper Gallery.

“A Painted Place”: David Novros at Paula Cooper


Works from the 1970s, on view through June 30

Monday, May 29th, 2017

Installation shot, exhibition under review. Courtesy of Chambers Fine Art

Close Reading: Xie Xiaoze paints blown-up books


At Chambers Fine Art, through June 17