Friday, October 28th, 2016
 
Nathaniel Dorsky, Autumn, 2016. Silent 16mm color film, TRT: 26:00. Courtesy of the artist and New York Film Festival.
Two experimental filmmakers depict the world, using the methodology of poetry. ...
Friday, October 14th, 2016
 
Arlene Shechet, A Night Out, 2011. Glazed Ceramic, acrylic paint, and hardwood, 45 x 13 x 17 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
As stunning new show opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co, a look back at last year’s retrospective at Boston’s ICA ...
Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
 
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The Israeli sculptor and video artist contends with physical manifestations of war and trauma. ...
 

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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X-Ray Vision: Mary Jones discusses her work with Brenda Zlamany


Mary Jones discusses her work with fellow artist Brenda Zlamany at her one-person show “Proxima b” at John Molloy Gallery (on view through November 26) and in her Chelsea studio. Really, the conversation began when Jones sat for a portrait in Zlamany’s Watercolor Portrait a Day project, which lead to an article here at artcritical…

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Marilyn Minter, Blue Poles, 2007. Enamel on metal, 60 x 72 inches. Private collection, Switzerland

The Review Panel is Tonight: Kerry James Marshall and Marilyn Minter to be discussed at Brooklyn Public Library, 7pm


Moderator David Cohen’s guests are Zoë Lescaze, Nancy Princenthal and Christian Viveros-Fauné   Reserve seats now  

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

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The Obligation to Explain


One of the striking aspects of the controversy around Kelley Walker’s exhibition at the Saint Louis Contemporary Art Museum (CAM) is how many important issues it raises, including, obviously, the perilous state of race relations in the country; the dilemmas that arise when one person’s freedom of speech is perceived by someone else as hate…

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Jill Magid, Ex-Voto: Miracle of the Diamond, 2016. Oil on tin, 9.84 x 4.59 x 3.46cm. Painted by Daniel Vilchis.

“My work goes beyond metaphor”: A Conversation with Jill Magid


How is an artist’s legacy kept and remembered? Jill Magid’s recent work examines an estate problem.

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of ART 3/ Silas Shabelewska Gallery

Fulfillment Centers: Brett Wallace at ART3


This recent Bushwick show examined the relationship between digital and physical labor

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Kelley Walker, Schema: Aquafresh plus Crest with Scope, 2003. Digital file, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist; Paula Cooper Gallery, New York; Thomas Dane Gallery, London; and Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne.

The Obligation to Explain


“if Kelley Walker had made a cogent argument for his art… there would have been far fewer expressions of anger and outrage.”

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

A featured exhibition from THE LIST: Ron Gorchov, Works from the 1970s


In 2005, Vito Schnabel organized Ron Gorchov’s first solo show in New York in over a decade, focusing then as now on his output in the 1970s. Since then the veteran master of abstraction has seen belated and well-deserved adulation in the forms of exhibitions and critical attention. Reviewing Schnabel’s 2005 pop up in these…

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Marilyn Minter, Blue Poles, 2007. Enamel on metal, 60 x 72 inches. Private collection, Switzerland

“Time for action, for love, for art”


These are the brave words that Josephine Halvorson, the painter, posted to Facebook in the early hours this fateful morning. Those of us with art to make or magazines to edit must be thankful for work, as a distraction but also a locus of resistance. I now bless the good luck that led me and…

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

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Lusting for Kale: Suzanne Joelson in Bushwick


Vinyl supermarket banners make their way into new paintings at Studio 10

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Marina Abramovic, The Hero II, 2001 (2008). Gelatin silver print, 35 x 35 inches. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery

Vive La Revolution


American Artists and the Communist Party at St. Etienne, George Grosz: Politics and Influence at Nolan