Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
painting debut of distinguished sculptor, through August 21 ...
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
The second of artcritical’s 2015 dispatches from Venice ...
Saturday, September 19th, 2015
Ellen McFadden, Toketee, 2014. Acrylic on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Ampersand Gallery.
Sea, sky, air, and space meet in the respectively trippy, geometric, and photorealist images of three artists. ...

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Delanie Jenkins, Untitled (from the traces of absorption series), 2005 – 06. Relief print and emboss on Hahnemühle paper, 28 x 46 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Cross-Country Group Show: “Paper Route 66” at BravinLee

A recent works-on-paper show avers a trans-regional American art, with six curators, 20 artists, and an aesthetic road trip.

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Anthony Iacono, Hanging Plant, 2015. Acrylic, cut paper and linen tape, 24 x 19 inches. Courtesy of P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York

Cocktail Hour: Anthony Iacono at P.P.O.W.

In an impressive debut, provocative works that queer picture making

Saturday, July 25th, 2015

Eric-Brown, Hieroglyph, 2015. Oil on linen, 10 x 12 inches. Courtesy of Ille Arts, Amagansett, New York

Playful Strategies: Eric Brown in Amagansett

July in the Hamptons saw this show of intimately scaled paintings of reserved exuberance

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Thomas Ruff, Porträt (P. Stadtbäumer), 1988. Chromogenic print, 70 7/8 × 63 inches. Collection of Linda and Bob Gersh, Los Angeles. Image courtesy of David Zwirner, New York/London.

Curatorial Lyricism: “Perfect Likeness” at the Hammer

The Hammer’s current photography exhibition looks at developments in portraiture in the past 40 years.

Monday, July 20th, 2015


Change and Displacement: Michal Helfman at K.

A recent short-run exhibition questions politics and culture through economics and exchange.

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

From Suite Vénitienne by Sophie Calle, published by Siglio, 2015. Images and text copyrighted and provided courtesy of the artist.

Sophie Calle’s Suite Vénitienne: Following as Performance and Book

A new book by Siglio reproduces Calle’s 1980 performance, following a near-stranger through Venice.

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015


“Freedom Culture” at The Journal Gallery

Journal’s summer group show explores the creation of meaning in a world of pluralities and abundant choices.

Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Ching Ho Cheng, Queenie Study (Panel II of Queenie Triptych), 1968. Gouache and ink on rag board, 30 X 30 inches. Courtesy of Sybao Cheng-Wilson.

Visionaries and Visions: Retrospectives of Tseng Kwong Chi and Ching Ho Cheng

Two innovative artists show the contributions that can be made amid cultural turbulence.

Thursday, July 9th, 2015

Richard Prince, Untitled (portrait), 2015.
Inkjet on canvas,
65 3/4 × 48 3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery.

What’s Not the Matter With Richard Prince

What problems in his work are real, and what are merely imagined?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

CultureStrike & Justseeds, Migration Now!, 2012. Screen prints and letter press; First edition, dimensions variable. Courtesy of CultureStrike. Photo by Chad Kleitsch.

Social Justice in the Studio and in the Street: Art and Activism at Franklin Street Works

A group show explores the use of art in social justice activism, collective action, and the aesthetics of politics.