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Ohad Meromi, still from Worker! Actor! Smoker!, 2010-13. Single-channel video, 20:36 minutes. Courtesy of the artist, Galerie Triple V, and Nathalie Karg.
Ohad Meromi’s exhibition at Nathalie Karg continues through August 15. ...
 
Koons’s retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art continues through October 19. ...
 
David Lynch, Espresso Table, 1988. Birch plywood, steel, steel wire with turnbuckle, 18 x 13 x 13 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Room East.
Who knew David Lynch also designs furniture? ...
 


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


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


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


Will Cotton, Cupcake Papers, 2013. 2 color lithograph with hand-coloring on handmade paper, 26 x 20 1/2 inches, edition of 25. Courtesy of Pace Editions, Inc

Come Like Shadows


The first in a new series at artcritical where curators present their projects


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


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


John Dubrow, Family Portrait, Upper West Side, 2010-11. Oil on linen, 50 x 66 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

“Curating for the Kids”: Artist Jill Nathanson makes the case for real collectors


On Collectors Who Look (and Think) for Themselves


Thomas Hirschhorn, Gramsci Monument, 2013, Gramsci Archive and Library, Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Romain Lopez.

Not on the High Line: Scenes from the Gramsci Monument


…It made me proud to be an artist and a New Yorker


René Magritte, Time Transfixed, 1938. Oil on canvas, 57-7/8 x 38-7/8 inches. Art Institute of Chicago. © 2013 C. Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

“Freeze!”: René Magritte and the Visual Oxymoron


Decades since Surrealism erupted on the horizon, his defamiliarized commonplace forms can still induce vertigo


Julia Benjamin, Untitled, 2013, oil on canvas, 42 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the artist and National Exemplar.

Gladys Nilsson / Julia Benjamin at National Exemplar


A fresh take on Surrealism in abstraction and figuration