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Marie Peter-Toltz, Je suis le tigre dans la montagne, 2016. Oil on canvas,72 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Slag Gallery. Photo: Robert Banat
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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

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Ruth Hardinger at Long Island University


Her show, on view through May 15, was a recent ARTCRITICAL PICK

Friday, April 17th, 2015

James Siena, installation view of "New Sculptures," with Eschatologist (2013-14) in the foreground. Photo by: Kerry Ryan McFate / Pace Gallery.

“A little bit of slippage”: The Sculptures of Painter James Siena


New sculptures at Pace, based on little-seen work the painter has been making since the 1980s.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

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Presentational: Walter Darby Bannard on his early reductive paintings


A dialogue occasioned by his exhibition at Berry Campbell Gallery through April 18

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

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Women’s Work: Considering Feminist Art Through Three Recent Shows


Concurrent exhibitions in Los Angeles provide a lens for thinking about successive generations of feminism in art.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

installation shot of 2014/15 exhibition of Allen Jones at Royal Academy of Arts, London

Rich Sources: Reference and Homage in Two Contemporary Artists, Jack Davidson and Alex Da Corte


The double homage, killing two birds with one stone

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Installation shot of three works, each 9 x 9 inches, 2014, in the exhibition under review

Orientation Games: Getting the Hang of a Painting by Kazimira Rachfal


An essay posted on the occasion of her new show at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

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Björk at MoMA: A Conversation with Todd Simmons


Husband and wife critics — and confirmed Björk fans — discuss the chanteuse’s MoMA retrospective.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

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“Presence of Absence”: Paul Carey-Kent in Conversation with Bella Easton


Bella Easton and Paul Carey-Kent discuss Carey-Kent’s exhibition of absences and how you make a void present.

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Alfredo Jaar, Shadows (detail), 2014. Lightbox with black and white transparency, 12 x 13 inches. Original photograph by Koen Wessing (1942-2011): Estelí, Nicaragua, September 1978. Courtesy of the artists and Galerie Lelong.

Grave and Buried: Alfredo Jaar and Nicaragua’s Ignored History


Using photographs by Koen Wessing, Jaar remembers a moment in the nation’s decades-long cold war strife.

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Edouard Manet, Young Lady in 1866 (aka Woman with a Parrot), 1866. Oil on canvas, 185.1 x 128 cm.

Tell Me: with Eric Sutphin


The first in a new series of features of two people taking about one artwork in person.