Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Pokupis, 2014. Soap-lye and pigments on canvas, 61 1/8 x 78 3/4 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery.
The artist uses an idiosyncratic technique to make colorful paintings of bubbles, following in a long line of Modernists. ...
 
Lisa Bradley, Through This, 2012. Oil on canvas, 48 x 38 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Hollis Taggart Galleries.
on view Hollis Taggart Galleries through February 28 ...
 
Ed Clark, New Orleans Series #4, 2012. Acrylic on canvas,  53 x 66 inches.
Courtesy of the artist and Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans.
Two shows highlight the work of contemporary New Orleans artists and others connected to the city. ...
 


Dorothy Iannone: You Who Read Me With Passion Now Must Forever Be My Friends, Siglio, 2014.

Dorothy Iannone: The Book of Love


Siglio’s new book of collected works gives an overview of the startling artist’s affectionate, erotic drawings.


Marisol, Lick the Tire of My Bicycle, 1974 © Marisol Escobar/Licensed by Vaga, New York, NY

Uncanny Presences: The Dynamic Sculptures of Marisol


closing this weekend at El Museo del Barrio, retrospective of a powerful, hands-on sculptor.


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January 7, 2015


We stand in sympathy and solidarity with the Paris victims of fascistic intimidation – artcritical.com


Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1970. Crayon, graphite pencil, ink, oil stick, colored pencil, tape, and cut and torn paper on paper. The Menil Collection, Houston; Gift of the artist. Photograph: Paul Hester © Cy Twombly Foundation

“Soft and Full of Patience”: Cy Twombly at the Morgan


“Treatise on the Veil” on view through January 25


Betty Tompkins, Photo Drawing #7, 2013. Ink on digital photograph, 11 x 8 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Louis B. James.

The Artist as Voyeur: Group Show as Peep Show


Rear Window Treatment at Louis B. James Gallery through January 17


Protesters staging a die-in in the Chesterfield Mall, Chesterfield, MO. By Jeff Roberson/AP.

The Critic as Activist: Thoughts on Race, Voice, and Agency in the Art World


How does the role of the critic address social justice?


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“I Choose To Be Free”. Jake Berthot, 1939-2014


Touched by the sublime, his painting went beyond the sense of sight


Cary Smith, Pointed Splat #6 (yellow-pink with color blocks), 2013 Courtesy of the artist

The Aldrich at 50: Clutch of Exhibitions Demonstrate Currency of Founder’s Vision


on view through April


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Ron Padgett and Bertrand Dorny: What Happened to the Renaissance

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As part of its Poetry for Art series, artcritical presents for the first time on the web a facsimile of What Happened to the Renaissance, words by Ron Padgett, images by Bertrand Dorny, published in Paris in 2012     artcritical’s POETRY FOR ART (Editor: Michael Heller) presents newly published poetry, or poetry posted to the web…


Michelle Stuart, Navigating the Stars II, 2013, detail. 15 unique framed archival inkjet prints, approx. 26 x 56 inches overall. Courtesy of Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects

Navigating the Stars: Michelle Stuart at Leslie Tonkonow


“Silent Movies,” gridded constellations from her archives, on view through the weekend