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Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
 
Photograph of Jack Goldstein by James Welling. Titled: Jack Goldstein in My Studio in the Pacific Building, August, 1978. Inkjet prints (exhibition copies of silver gelatin prints), 2012 Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
The first US retrospective for the maverick Pictures Generation artist ...
Tuesday, August 13th, 2013
 
Charlotte Posenenske, Series D Vierkantrohre (SquareTubes), 1967/2009, sheet steel, dimensions and configuration variable. Courtesy of Miguel Abreu Gallery.
Philosophy, scrap metal, and classic Minimalism on the Lower East Side ...
Sunday, August 4th, 2013
 
Installation view of Orly Genger’s Red, Yellow and Blue (2013) in Madison Square Park. Photo by James Ewing / Courtesy of Madison Square Park Conservancy.
Take a lunch break next to these massive, interactive outdoor sculptures ...
 

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

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Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Museum Special: Public Spaces are Review Panel focus in June


Christina Kee, Mónica de la Torre and Christopher Stackhouse are my guests at the June 10 Season Finale at Brooklyn Public Library. There’s a bumper roster of shows and singular sculpture commissions to check out in downtown Manhattan, Madison Square Park, the Met roof, Harlem and Long Island City, so take advantage of the Spring sunshine. Shows under consideration…

Friday, May 6th, 2016

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The Big Freeze


In respite to the elements, artcritical extends a warm welcome to the many visitors in town for Frieze New York and related activities. We have been offering our (usually weekly) artcritical pick on a daily basis as there is obviously so much to showcase. On Wednesday, for instance, David Cohen put the spotlight on a solo booth…

Friday, May 6th, 2016

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Join us next Tuesday at the Brooklyn Public Library

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Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

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The Review Panel at Brooklyn Public Library


David Cohen’s guests at the next panel, May 10, are Lee Ann Norman, Barry Schwabsky and Joan Waltemath. While Schwabsky and Waltemath were mainstays of the program’s Manhattan decade, Norman, who is a regular contributor at artcritical and is now based in Chicago, will be making her Review Panel debut in Brooklyn. The shows up for discussion are by artists Shezad Dawood, Rashaad Newsome…

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Barbara Takenaga, Night Painting (JFM), 2016. Acrylic on linen, 60 x 70 inches.

FEATURED LECTURE/EVENT FROM “THE LIST”

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Sea of Stars: The Astral and the Oceanic in Contemporary Art DC Moore Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street Friday, April 29 at 6:30pm. Reception to follow artcritical editor David Cohen introduces and moderates a dialogue between two remarkable contemporary painters, Katherine Bradford and Barbara Takenaga, on the penultimate day of a groundbreaking exhibition of recent paintings…

Saturday, April 9th, 2016

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Saturday, April 9th, 2016

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For They Are Jolly Good Fellows


This Tuesday sees the third installment of The Review Panel in its new home, the Brooklyn Public Library. Meanwhile, over at artcritical, not to mention YouTube, one can hear – and see – the first and second outings. Podcasts and videos are now posted of the February meeting, with Siri Hustvedt, Roberta Smith and Alexi Worth, and…

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016

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“Art Week” is Upon Us


Our subtitle: “Online magazine of art and ideas”. Online means immediate, here and now. Art and ideas implies a long view. “Art Week” (as Armory Week is sometimes dubbed) is a misnomer for those who live art 52 weeks a year-but no less exhilarating for that. True to (split) form, we are up to the minute with photos of last…

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

artcritical goes book critical


It seems artcritical is running an unofficial literary supplement this week. Sculptor William Tucker takes on two volumes by fellow practioners Garth Evans and Herbert George; Leila Philip acknowledges ceramicist Edmund de Waal’s book on porcelain, The White Road; David Cohen puts questions to Diane Fortenberry of Phaidon Press about their new Phaidon Classics series; and David…