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Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

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Mapping Joyce Kozloff: The Political and The Decorative Intertwined


Seen recently at DC Moore, the French Institute, the Brooklyn Historical Society and BRIC

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Installation shot of three works, each 9 x 9 inches, 2014, in the exhibition under review

Orientation Games: Getting the Hang a Painting by Kazimira Rachfal


An essay posted on the occasion of her new show at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Alfredo Jaar, Shadows (detail), 2014. Lightbox with black and white transparency, 12 x 13 inches. Original photograph by Koen Wessing (1942-2011): Estelí, Nicaragua, September 1978. Courtesy of the artists and Galerie Lelong.

Grave and Buried: Alfredo Jaar and Nicaragua’s Ignored History


Using photographs by Koen Wessing, Jaar remembers a moment in the nation’s decades-long cold war strife.

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina. Photo: Celeste Sloman © 2014

Pussy Riot at PS1: A Report and Some Reflections


Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, with Petya Verzilov, were interviewed by Klaus Biesenbach

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Stuart Shils, Photograph, 2014. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Painting by Other Means: The Photography of Stuart Shils


Essay from his book launching at Steven Harvey tonight

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

John Dubrow, Family Portrait, Upper West Side, 2010-11. Oil on linen, 50 x 66 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

“Curating for the Kids”: Artist Jill Nathanson makes the case for real collectors


On Collectors Who Look (and Think) for Themselves

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Thomas Hirschhorn, Gramsci Monument, 2013, Gramsci Archive and Library, Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Romain Lopez.

Not on the High Line: Scenes from the Gramsci Monument


…It made me proud to be an artist and a New Yorker

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Honore Daumier, Galerie Tableaux. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

A Gallerist is [please fill in the blank]


What differentiates a “gallerist” from a dealer or a curator?

Monday, June 3rd, 2013

Architectural rendering of the new Pen and Brush exhibition space in New York City, due to open Winter 2013/14. ADG/McDonald ARCHITECTS, 2013 / Artist Credit: Hunter Clarke, Shannon Reid, Andrea Stanislav

Towards Gender Parity: Quality and Fairness in the Art Market


The author is director of Pen And Brush, the venerable women’s art organization

Monday, September 24th, 2012

Gerrit Rietveld, Child’s wheelbarrow,1923 (manufactured 1958). Painted wood, 12-1/2 x 11-3/8 x 33-1/2 inches. Manufactured by Gerard van de Groenekan. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Gift of Jo Carole and Ronald S. Lauder. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / Beeldrecht, Amsterdam

MoMA and Child: The Century of the Child at the Museum of Modern Art


Growing by Design 1900-2000 on view through November 5.