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Taryn Simon, Agreement Establishing the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Al-Bayan Palace, Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 30, 2006 Rosa × hybrida, Hybrid Tea Rose, Ecuador, Gerbera × hybrida, Gerbera, Netherlands, Hydrangea macrophylla, Big Leaf Hydrangea, Netherlands, Dendrobium hybrid, Dendrobium, Thailand; 2015. Pigmented concrete press, dried plant specimens, archival inkjet prints, text on herbarium paper, and steel brace, 43 × 28 1/2 × 20 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery.
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Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

A recent meeting of the Breakfast group, Berkeley, California

The Breakfast Group: Exhibition at Richmond Art Center Toasts Bay Area Institution


Informal cafe society has met Friday mornings for half a century

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Carin Riley, Knarr, 2014, Watercolor on paper, 20 X 28 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Myths, Mosaics and Ink Drawing: A Studio Visit with Carin Riley


Riley’s show at the Queens College Art Center is up thru May 9

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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A Fleeting Moment on the J Train: Robert Janitz on his recent work


“I used to be obsessed with the idea that the paintings only show you their backside, as if the real painting’s on the other side”

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Walter Darby Bannard, Pakistani, 1978. Acrylic on canvas, 33¾ x 62 inches. Photo courtesy Berry Campbell, New York NY

Walter Darby Bannard: Dragon Water at Berry Campbell Gallery


And other modernists who kept creative after modernism’s big moment

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Clive Hodgson, Untitled, 2010. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and White Columns

“Coming Apart as Much as Coming Together”: A Conversation with Clive Hodgson


His debut US show opened at White Columns this week

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Installation shot, Daniel Levine: The Way Around, at Churner and Churner Gallery, New York

“Some of the paintings are smarter than me”: Daniel Levine Talks Monochrome


On view at Churner and Churner through February 22

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Christopher Wool Untitled, 2001 Silkscreen ink on linen, 228.6 x 152.4 cm © Christopher Wool

A Critics’ Roundtable on Christopher Wool at the Guggenheim


Four writers share their thoughts on the painter’s retrospective

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Photograph by Dennis Kardon of a detail of Balthus, Thérèse Dreaming,1938. Oil on canvas, 59 x 51 inches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, 1998 © Balthus

Cats and Girls: artcritical’s Roundtable on Balthus at the Met


with Duncan Hannah, Dennis Kardon, David Carbone, Christina Kee, Vincent Katz, Nora Griffin

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

David Hockney, A Bigger Message, 2010. Oil on 30 canvases, 36 x 48 inches each, 180 x 288 inches overall. © 2013 David Hockney. Photo: Richard Schmidt

David Hockney: A Bigger Vision


An artist of unflagging curiosity about picture-making and relentless rhythm of production

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

Katherine Bradford, Ship With 5 Moons, 2012-13. Oil on canvas, 61 x 69 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Coming Together: Surviving Sandy in Sunset Park


brainchild of Brooklyn’s living treasure, Phong Bui