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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 ...
 

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

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Wanted but Undesired: Andy Warhol at the 1964 World’s Fair


The Queens Museum untangles the outrage and hypocrisy around Warhol’s commission at the 1964 World’s Fair.

Monday, July 7th, 2014

Superflex, still from Burning Car, 2008. Digital video, runtime: 11 minutes. Courtesy of Superflex.

Superflex in “Bloodflames Revisited” at Paul Kasmin


This simple study of fire destroying a Mercedes is mesmerizing and scary.

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Sigmar Polke, German, 1941–2010, Negative Value II (Mizar) (Negativwert II (Mizar)), 1982, Dispersion paint, resin, and pigment on canvas, 103 1/8 × 79 1/8? (262 × 201 cm), Private Collection. Photo: Alistair Overbruck, © 2014 Estate of Sigmar Polke/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

A Critics’ Roundtable on Sigmar Polke at MoMA


with Eric Gelber, Suzanne Joelson, Drew Lowenstein and Saul Ostrow

Monday, June 30th, 2014

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“A Dialogue with Nature” at the Morgan Library


“A Dialogue with Nature: Romantic Landscapes from Britain and Germany” at the Morgan Library.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

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Kristan Kennedy at Soloway


“All the paintings have been made, even the embarrassing ones.”

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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Suspect Artforms: Lee Ann Norman on Photographic Appropriation


Does the use of appropriation in photography show more than it hides?

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

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“They are looking for answers”: Jawad al Malhi at Al-Ma’mal Foundation


Jawad al Malhi’s work documents the lives, struggles and culture of young men in the Middle East.

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Installation view, "Jayson Musson: Abstract Art Exhibit," courtesy of Salon 94.

Punchline in Search of a Comedian: Jayson Musson takes on Nancy


Jayson Musson’s comics-inspired show is at Salon 94 Bowery.

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014

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Outside the Box: David Carrier on the Legacy of Shaped Canvases


Two exhibitions chronicle the disparate and sometimes radical uses of shaped canvases since the 1960s.

Monday, June 16th, 2014

Matt Freedman, excerpt from Relatively Indolent But Relentless: A Cancer Treatment Journal, 2014.

Cancer, Chemo, Comedy: David Brody on Matt Freedman’s Cancer Treatment Journal


David Brody on Matt Freedman’s dark, comic, and touching memoir of recovery from cancer.