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, July 5th, 2017

Mehryl Levisse, renatus barbatus, 2015. Tapestry, weasel, pearls, leather, sequins, tassels, laces, gold thread, fringe, eyelets, gimp braid. 15 × 7 × 9.5 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.

Agreed Roles: Fetish and theater in the masks of Mehryl Levisse


His show at Catinca Tabacaru is up through July 9

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Sepideh Behrouian, Double Cup, 2016, oil on magazine page, 8.2 x 11.4 inches. Image courtesy of the gallery.

A Hybrid State: Art by seven Iranian-American women


Echo, curated by Azita Moradkhani, at Gallery Kayafas

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