Monday, August 28th, 2017
 
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On view in Chelsea, extended to September 1 ...
Friday, August 25th, 2017
 
Clintel Steed, Taekwondo #2 (Olympic Series), 2016. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the Artist
“I wanted to paint this subject because all the athletes are so in tune with themselves” ...
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
 
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Exuberant joy in the face of anguish; through September 10 ...
 

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Paul Jenkins, Phenomena Lucifer Hump 1962. Acrylic on canvas, 38 x 51.25 inches ©2017 Estate of Paul Jenkins. On view, summer 2017, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

“Like A Bell Tolling Deeply In The Sea”: Fr. Paul Anel on the Paintings of Paul Jenkins


A Catholic priest offers his personal perspective

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Bram van der Velde, caption details to follow

“The Impregnable Without”: Samuel Beckett and Painting


Review of “Beckett’s Thing” by David Lloyd

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Laura Karetzky, Embedded Caracas, 2017. Oil on wood, 24 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Lora Schlesinger and the Artist

The Embedded Window: Laura Karetzky in conversation with Stephen Savage


Her show, at Lora Schlesinger, Santa Monica, is on view through July 15

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Cup with Achilles Slaying Penthesileia, attributed to the Penthesileia Painter, ca. 470–460 BCE. Terracotta, Red-figure © Staatlichen Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek, Munich, photograph by Renate Kühling

The Right Amount of Fear: Emotion in Ancient Greek Art


A World of Emotions at the Onassis Cultural Center through June 24

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…