Features
Saturday, February 6th, 2016
 
Carla Gannis, Nude Descending a Staircase, 2015. 4K video, 3:37. Courtesy of the Artist
Her show of selfies is on view through March 12 ...
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
 
Installation view of "Collateral Drawing," 2015, with work by Kayle Brandon. Courtesy of Beaston.
The curatorial project continues, showing drawings and their palimpsests. ...
Wednesday, January 27th, 2016
 
Detail of portraits by Jeremy Okai Davis.
A visit with a painter thinking through jazz, politics, history, and the craft of painting in the contemporary era. ...
 

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.

Thursday, June 12th, 2014

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Annabeth Rosen at Ventana 244


Annabeth Rosen adds her trippy offering to the Summer of Love for Ceramics.