Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
painting debut of distinguished sculptor, through August 21 ...
Sunday, September 13th, 2015
Installation view, "Helen Mirra" at Galerie Nodenhake, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nordenhake.
The artist discusses her work and her developing approach to its facture. ...
Saturday, September 12th, 2015
Jay Sanders in conversation with Felix Bernstein. Courtesy of Felix Bernstein.
Artist Felix Bernstein describes to curator Jay Sanders his affair with the work and ghost of Jack Smith. ...

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


“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


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?

Thursday, December 18th, 2014


Ron Padgett and Bertrand Dorny: What Happened to the Renaissance

The latest in our series, Poetry for Art