Features
Saturday, February 6th, 2016
 
Carla Gannis, Nude Descending a Staircase, 2015. 4K video, 3:37. Courtesy of the Artist
Her show of selfies is on view through March 12 ...
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
 
Installation view of "Collateral Drawing," 2015, with work by Kayle Brandon. Courtesy of Beaston.
The curatorial project continues, showing drawings and their palimpsests. ...
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
 
Detail of portraits by Jeremy Okai Davis.
A visit with a painter thinking through jazz, politics, history, and the craft of painting in the contemporary era. ...
 

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

installation shot of 2014/15 exhibition of Allen Jones at Royal Academy of Arts, London

Rich Sources: Reference and Homage in Two Contemporary Artists, Jack Davidson and Alex Da Corte


The double homage, killing two birds with one stone

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Installation shot of three works, each 9 x 9 inches, 2014, in the exhibition under review

Orientation Games: Getting the Hang of a Painting by Kazimira Rachfal


An essay posted on the occasion of her new show at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

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Björk at MoMA: A Conversation with Todd Simmons


Husband and wife critics — and confirmed Björk fans — discuss the chanteuse’s MoMA retrospective.

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