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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

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Thomas Hirschhorn, Gramsci Monument, 2013, Gramsci Archive and Library, Forest Houses, Bronx, New York. Courtesy Dia Art Foundation. Photo: Romain Lopez.

Not on the High Line: Scenes from the Gramsci Monument


…It made me proud to be an artist and a New Yorker

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

René Magritte, Time Transfixed, 1938. Oil on canvas, 57-7/8 x 38-7/8 inches. Art Institute of Chicago. © 2013 C. Herscovici, Brussels / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

“Freeze!”: René Magritte and the Visual Oxymoron


Decades since Surrealism erupted on the horizon, his defamiliarized commonplace forms can still induce vertigo

Friday, October 4th, 2013

Julia Benjamin, Untitled, 2013, oil on canvas, 42 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the artist and National Exemplar.

Gladys Nilsson / Julia Benjamin at National Exemplar


A fresh take on Surrealism in abstraction and figuration

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Honore Daumier, Galerie Tableaux. Image taken from Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.

A Gallerist is [please fill in the blank]


What differentiates a “gallerist” from a dealer or a curator?

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

David Plante at home in London

“A Bright Globe of Everything”: Extracts from “Becoming A Londoner”


Author reads from first volume of diaries at New York Public Library this Tuesday