Friday, October 14th, 2016

Aubrey Roemer, "Khamsa, Sadaqa Jaariyah (Endless Charity): The Refugee Crisis Portrait Project - Lesvos Port," 2016, life jacket fabric, emergency blankets, paint, marker, pen, glue. Courtesy of artist.

Aubrey Roemer: Helping the World, Painting by Painting

A young Brooklyn artist travels the globe, interacting with oppressed people.

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Dario Robleto, Survival Does Not Lie in the Heavens, 2012. Digital inkjet prints on Sintra; 31 x 31, 46 x 46, and 31 x 31 inches, respectively. Grand Rapids Art Museum. Courtesy of ArtPrize.

The People Speak: A Report from the 2016 ArtPrize

Now in its seventh year, the egalitarian art competition concludes, awarding prizes from a jury and the public.

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016


A Curious Proposition: The Paintings of Jonathan Lyndon Chase

In prizewinning work by graduating student, images that display an “overwhelming elasticity”

Sunday, May 3rd, 2015


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 of 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