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Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
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Friday, October 14th, 2011

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Greg Drasler at Betty Cuningham


“packed like luggage, appointed like rooms and driven like automobiles.”

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Serban Savu, The Card Players, 2011. Oil on canvas, 53-1/8 x 70-7/8 inches. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery

Communism Never Happened: Serban Savu and the Cluj Connection


Extract from Cohen’s monograph on Savu as his show continues at David Nolan through October 22

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Jennifer Riley, Mockingbird I, 2011. Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of Allegra LaViola

Last Chance: Soundings (Elizabeth Hazan, Jennifer Riley) at Janet Kurnatowski


Intense painterly dialogue in a recent Greenpoint show

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

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The Dutchmen’s Heir: Jenny Saville at Gagosian


The author is having a Frankenstein moment.  “Continuum” continues on Madison Ave through October 22.

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Anni Albers, Untitled Tapestry, based on a 1933 design. Hand knotted wool, hand twisted wool and silk, 72 x 116 inches. Courtesy of Loretta Howard Gallery

An Education Over Coffee: Black Mountain College and Its Legacy


A rich historic show at Loretta Howard Gallery, up through October 29

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Peter, Will and Todd (on lap) Barnet. Courtesy of Peter Barnet.

“He Still Draws Beautifully and Paints Every Day”: Will Barnet at 100


Painter Peter Barnet and law professor Todd Barnet talk about their father

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011

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Picking Up the Pieces: Julie Heffernan’s Honest Pessimism


Her show opens September 3 at Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Francesca Woodman, Untitled, New York, 1979-1980. Gelatin silver print, 4 x 9-1/2 inches. Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman

Gorgeous Metamorphoses: Alexander McQueen and Francesca Woodman


More than goth aesthetics and youthful suicides unite the fashion designer and the photographer.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

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“Artists who write write for a purpose”


Painter George Hofmann launches artcritical’s BOOKMARKED column, commenting on his favorite blogs

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

Diana Al-Hadid, Trace of a Fictional Third, 2011 [detail]. Steel, polymer gypsum, wood, fiberglass and paint, 120 x 240 x 156 inches. Courtesy Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York © Diana Al-Hadid. Photo: Jason Wyche

Ghost in the Machine: Diana Al-Hadid in Lost Paradise at Marianne Boesky


Part of a group show earlier this summer