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Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.
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Thursday, September 18th, 2014
 
George Trakas, Times Plaza Tree, 2011. Pencil on vellum, 8.5 x 11 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
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Monday, March 24th, 2014

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A Fleeting Moment on the J Train: Robert Janitz on his recent work


“I used to be obsessed with the idea that the paintings only show you their backside, as if the real painting’s on the other side”

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Walter Darby Bannard, Pakistani, 1978. Acrylic on canvas, 33¾ x 62 inches. Photo courtesy Berry Campbell, New York NY

Walter Darby Bannard: Dragon Water at Berry Campbell Gallery


And other modernists who kept creative after modernism’s big moment

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

Clive Hodgson, Untitled, 2010. Oil on canvas, 16 x 12 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and White Columns

“Coming Apart as Much as Coming Together”: A Conversation with Clive Hodgson


His debut US show opened at White Columns this week

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

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

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

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

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

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

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

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

Sunday, December 8th, 2013

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

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2013

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

Sunday, October 27th, 2013

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