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Thursday, July 9th, 2015
 
An Instagram post by Selena “Missy Suicide” Mooney, comparing Richard Prince's $90,000 copy of her $90 original photo.
What problems in his work are real, and what are merely imagined? ...
Wednesday, April 1st, 2015
 
The double homage, killing two birds with one stone ...
Sunday, October 5th, 2014
 
Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen ...
 

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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Nixed Metaphors: Lee Ann Norman on Robert Gober


Norman addresses the contradictions and occlusions of Gober’s representations of sex and race.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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Pictorial Baggage: Dennis Kardon on Robert Gober


Dennis Kardon unpacks the cultural contexts of Gober and his personal history.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

Gianfranco Zappettini, Surface analytical n. 244, 1973. Acrylic on canvas and powdered quartz, 80 x 80 cm. © Gianfranco Zappettini.

The Zombies: Contemporary Abstraction and Its Critics


Do the recent conversations about abstract painting miss the point?

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Photogram by alpert+kahn from their series, Dda. Courtesy of the Artists

Dda: A collaboration between Michael Heller and alpert+kahn


Poetry for Art returns to artcritical

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Geoffrey Dorfman, Appia, 2014. Oil on Canvas, 42 x 46 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Geoffrey Dorfman: “The painting is telling you exactly what it needs.”


Essay from his show at Ober Gallery in Kent, Ct. this summer

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

George Trakas, view of Atlantic Station's South East Plaza showing an unfinished section to the left of the bicycles. Photo by the artist.

A Tree Grows Immanent in Brooklyn: George Trakas’s Installation at Atlantic Station


The renowned site-specific sculptor has been facing delays in the completion of his recent project at Atlantic Station.

Friday, September 12th, 2014

George Sugarman, Yellow and White, 1967. Oil on Wood, in two parts, 25-1/2 x 35-1/2 x 27-1/2 each. © Estate of George Sugarman, courtesy Gary Snyder Gallery, New York

Take Another Look: Irving Sandler in Conversation with Franklin Einspruch


“Irving Sandler: Out of Tenth Street and Into the 1960s” is at Loretta Howard Gallery

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

JEFF KOONS, Split-Rocker, 2000, stainless steel, soil, geotextile fabric, internal irrigation system, and live flowering plants, 446 7/8 x 483 1/8 x 427 5/8 inches (1,135.1 x 1,227.1 x 1,086.2 cm), edition of 1, plus 1 AP © Jeff Koons. Photo by Tom Powel Imaging

Jeff Koons: Split-Rocker at Rockefeller Center


Signalling the waning days of summer, a planter and a readymade

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

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Sharp Details, Fuzzy Lines: Images of Ferguson, MO


Examining and learning from the images from Ferguson, MO.

Saturday, September 6th, 2014

Dannielle Tegeder, Ondam: Hollow Green Gray Velocity Transmitter with Tunnel Routes and Stations with Pipe Chrysalis Headquarters City Plan with Safety Routes in Snow Green with Developments Contraption and Triangle Headquarters with Complete Love Algorithm and Magnetic Diagram for Beauty with Methods and Analysis with Tower Manifesto and Ecstatic White Metallic Mine Tunnels and Pantone Structure with Yellow Categories?with Luminous Connectors and Lemon Elevator Structures, 2013. Acrylic, ink, and colored pencil?on wall, 18 ft. x 82 ft. 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist?

Turning Reductivism Inside Out: Dannielle Tegeder and the Art of Incompletion


Excerpted from monograph on her work published by Hamilton College