Features
Friday, August 25th, 2017
 
Clintel Steed, Taekwondo #2 (Olympic Series), 2016. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the Artist
“I wanted to paint this subject because all the athletes are so in tune with themselves” ...
Thursday, July 7th, 2016
 
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The sculptor talks about his exhibition in Mexico DF and cultural politics. ...
Thursday, June 30th, 2016
 
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One of Dallas’s longtime dealers talks about the city’s emerging arts scene and its history. ...
 

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

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“Pure Sculptural Energy”: Seeing Rodin, Reading Steinberg


As the Met’s centennial Rodin exhibition opens, Leo Steinberg’s great essay from the 1960s is recalled

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

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The Beholder’s Share


Drawing on family experience, the author dives into the neuroscience of figuration and abstraction

Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Medrie MacPhee, Are We Green About This?, 2017. Oil and mixed media on canvas, 45 x 55 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Tibor de Nagy Gallery

“Comfort Clothing for Fraught Times”: Medrie MacPhee in conversation with Leslie Wayne


Her show at Tibor de Nagy is up through July 28

Friday, June 30th, 2017

Paul Jenkins, Phenomena Lucifer Hump 1962. Acrylic on canvas, 38 x 51.25 inches ©2017 Estate of Paul Jenkins. On view, summer 2017, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

“Like A Bell Tolling Deeply In The Sea”: Fr. Paul Anel on the Paintings of Paul Jenkins


A Catholic priest offers his personal perspective

Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Laura Karetzky, Embedded Caracas, 2017. Oil on wood, 24 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Lora Schlesinger and the Artist

The Embedded Window: Laura Karetzky in conversation with Stephen Savage


Her show, at Lora Schlesinger, Santa Monica, is on view through July 15

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

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Neural Networks: Ellen K. Levy on her “Meme Machines” and the thinking behind them


Her exhibition at Mid-Manhattan Library is up thru’ June 28

Monday, May 8th, 2017

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Empowered: Grace Roselli talks art and motorcycles with Oona Zlamany


Her Naked Bike Project, and Susana Rico’s Viragos, were at Motorgrrl, a bike shop in Greenpoint

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Patricia Treib at Bureau


The paintings of Patricia Treib are all the more intriguing for seeming to elevate honesty as a high virtue. Thoughtfully made, they appeal to the senses. Speed is evidently important, and yet they are as slow as they are spontaneous. They are insistently abstract, but the turns of the brush and the tapering of line…

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

“The Invitational” at the Academy of Arts & Letters


An antidote to the hypertension of the Whitney Biennial is to be found 150 blocks north at the American Academy of Arts & Letters at the “Annual Exhibition of Visual Arts,” on view through April 9. Selected by a committee of academicians, these are, very literally, artists’ artists. But don’t be deceived by the tasteful installation in gracious…

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

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The Drug Administration: Beverly Fishman talks High Modernism and Big Pharma


Her show continues at CUE Foundation through April 5