Features
Tuesday, August 25th, 2015
 
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Paul Maziar goes wandering through his bookmarks and finds unexpected poetic connections. ...
Friday, August 14th, 2015
 
Justin Randolph Thompson, “Moldy Figs,” (detail) 2015. Video still by Bradly Dever Treadaway.
The multimedia artist’s research-based work ranges from Brooklyn to Italy and more. ...
Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
 
Andrew Forge, Willow, 1999. Oil on canvas, 42 x 44 inches. Courtesy of Betty Cuningham Gallery
Parallel qualities in painter and composer sustain a connection between the two ...
 

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

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“Presence of Absence”: Paul Carey-Kent in Conversation with Bella Easton


Bella Easton and Paul Carey-Kent discuss Carey-Kent’s exhibition of absences and how you make a void present.

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Alfredo Jaar, Shadows (detail), 2014. Lightbox with black and white transparency, 12 x 13 inches. Original photograph by Koen Wessing (1942-2011): Estelí, Nicaragua, September 1978. Courtesy of the artists and Galerie Lelong.

Grave and Buried: Alfredo Jaar and Nicaragua’s Ignored History


Using photographs by Koen Wessing, Jaar remembers a moment in the nation’s decades-long cold war strife.

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Edouard Manet, Young Lady in 1866 (aka Woman with a Parrot), 1866. Oil on canvas, 185.1 x 128 cm.

Tell Me: with Eric Sutphin


The first in a new series of features of two people taking about one artwork in person.

Sunday, February 15th, 2015

Denise Green, Saar Elegy: Loop, 2014. Three works on paper, one photograph, 29.5 x 74 inches total. Courtesy of Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Denise Green at Sundaram Tagore Gallery


on view through February 21 at 547 West 27th Street

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Oscar Murillo. 6. 2012-14. Oil, oil stick, dirt, graphite, and thread on linen and canvas. 7’ 2 ¼” x 6’ 13/16." Courtesy the artist and David Zwirner, New York/London and Carlos/Ishikawa, London. Photo: Matthew Hollow

Roundtable: “The Forever Now” at MoMA


with Becky Brown, Dennis Kardon, Carrie Moyer, Raphael Rubinstein, and Jason Stopa

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

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“Portraits are universal”: Peter Malone in Conversation with Jeanne Wilkinson


The painter and artcritical contributor discusses his art, his writing, craft, and the current state of painting.

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

As if to prove the slippery boundary between outsider and hipster, Louis B. James

Bruce Davenport Jr. at the Outsider Art Fair and Louis B. James Gallery


Proving the slippery boundary between outsider and hipster, an artist with shows at an Outsider fair and a Lower East Side gallery

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Darren Jones, Anagrams for Gay Life, 2014. Text and photographic image, 18 x 13 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Aural Sex: Kate Bush, Word Play and Towering Old Erections


Artist and artcritical contributor Darren Jones opens his browser and gives us a peek.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

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For All Digital Futures


The latest in artcritical’s BOOKMARKED series offers an account of the displacement of photography through Robert Burley’s archival website

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

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?