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Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Darren Jones, Anagrams for Gay Life, 2014. Text and photographic image, 18 x 13 1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist.

Aural Sex: Kate Bush, Word Play and Towering Old Erections


Artist and artcritical contributor Darren Jones opens his browser and gives us a peek.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

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For All Digital Futures


The latest in artcritical’s BOOKMARKED series offers an account of the displacement of photography through Robert Burley’s archival website

Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Protesters staging a die-in in the Chesterfield Mall, Chesterfield, MO. By Jeff Roberson/AP.

The Critic as Activist: Thoughts on Race, Voice, and Agency in the Art World


How does the role of the critic address social justice?

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