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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.

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Eija-Liisa Ahtila, The Annunciation, 2010. Video still. Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery

Art at Christmas: Fernando Botero, Elija-Liisa Ahtila, Ludwig Blum


From different traditions, presented in varied contexts, a trinity of artists reveals mystic truths.

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Ronnie Landfield, Diamond Lake, 1969. Acrylic on canvas, 108 x 168 inches. Museum of Modern Art, New York, Gift of Philip Johnson

The Three Bands: An Artist Replies


The color field painter responds to suggestions at artcritical that he drop his trademark color bands

Friday, February 12th, 2010

David Humphrey, Pounder, 2008. Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the Artist. Cover FEBRUARY 2010: Mike, 2008, Acrylic on canvas, 54 x 44 inches.

Describable Beauty


Essay by David Humphrey