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Taryn Simon, Agreement Establishing the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation Al-Bayan Palace, Kuwait City, Kuwait, May 30, 2006 Rosa × hybrida, Hybrid Tea Rose, Ecuador, Gerbera × hybrida, Gerbera, Netherlands, Hydrangea macrophylla, Big Leaf Hydrangea, Netherlands, Dendrobium hybrid, Dendrobium, Thailand; 2015. Pigmented concrete press, dried plant specimens, archival inkjet prints, text on herbarium paper, and steel brace, 43 × 28 1/2 × 20 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Gagosian Gallery.
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Thursday, December 18th, 2014

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Ron Padgett and Bertrand Dorny: What Happened to the Renaissance


The latest in our series, Poetry for Art

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina. Photo: Celeste Sloman © 2014

Pussy Riot at PS1: A Report and Some Reflections


Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, with Petya Verzilov, were interviewed by Klaus Biesenbach

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Stuart Shils, Photograph, 2014. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Painting by Other Means: The Photography of Stuart Shils


Essay from his book launching at Steven Harvey tonight

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

Sunday, October 5th, 2014

Jessica Cheung, Self Portrait, from the Umbrella Revolution series, 2014, unfinished.

Painting from the Barricades: Self-Portrait with a Yellow Umbrella


Statement of artist protester Jessica Cheung and comment by David Cohen

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